Aloha, OR (population: 48,328) has five nursing education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Linfield College-Portland Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing education program, has a total student population of 351. It is the 3140th highest ranked school in the USA and the 40th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College). To learn more about nursing education programs in Aloha, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing education professors at Linfield College such as Lisa Aepfelbacher, Sherry Archer, Justina Baird, Fred Calixtro, Ann Chamberlain, and Alina Egerman.
Nursing Education students from Aloha schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area alone, there are 18,650 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $76,010. Nursing instructors and teachers in this area earn $71,990/yr and there are 400 employed.
Aloha lies in Washington county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.407 out of every 1000 jobs in Aloha are held by nursing instructors and teachers, and 18.774/1000 are held by registered nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Linfield College-Portland Campus comes out as the most expensive ($/yr) for nursing education students, with Linfield College-Adult Degree Program as the lowest, reported at only $/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Aloha|
|Oregon City||OR||-||1||13.6089||75||15.7 miles|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||82.2 miles|