Pullman, WA has one nursing school within its city limits. Washington State University has a total student population of 26,101. It is the 131st highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Washington (#1 is University of Washington-Seattle Campus).
Nursing students from Pullman schools who go on to become nurses, registered nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 200 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $39,500. Registered nurses in this area earn $61,530/yr and there are 1,440 employed.
Pullman lies in Whitman county, which is one of the 24 counties in Washington. Overall, the Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area has 58,420 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.1% unemployment rate, $19.81/hr average worker wage, and a $41,190 average annual salary. Thus, about 24.595 out of every 1000 jobs in Pullman are held by registered nurses, and 3.342/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington State University ends up costing a student $15,311/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pullman|
|Spokane Valley||WA||88,534||3||20.275||37||65.0 miles|
|Walla Walla||WA||-||2||48.096||122||72.1 miles|
|College Place||WA||-||1||26.6245||62||74.5 miles|