California contains twelve schools that offer nursing education programs. Pacific Union College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in CA, has a total student population of 1,526 and is the 442nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 nursing education schools in California, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-San Diego comes out as the most expensive ($68,300/yr), with El Camino College-Compton Center as the lowest recorded at only $8,571/yr.
Nursing Education students from California 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 California alone, there are 233,030 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $85,080. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $82,120/yr and there are 3,830 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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