Antioch, CA (population: 102,439) has four nursing education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pacific Union College, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing education program, has a total student population of 1,526. It is the 442nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about nursing education programs in Antioch, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing education professors at Pacific Union College such as Linda Cochran, Lenora Follett, Cherie Goulard, Jenny Guth, Lynal Ingham, and Liss Leal.
Nursing Education students from Antioch 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 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area alone, there are 17,940 employed registered nurses earning an average salary of $97,280. Nursing instructors and teachers in this area earn $83,210/yr and there are 350 employed.
Antioch lies in Contra Costa county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Oakland-Fremont-Hayward Metropolitan area has 990,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $26/hr average worker wage, and a $54,590 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Antioch are held by nursing instructors and teachers, and 18/1000 are held by registered nurses.
Of the 4 nursing education schools with a 100-mile radius of Antioch, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Western Career College-Sacramento comes out as the most expensive ($25,479/yr) for nursing education students, with Pacific Union College as the lowest, reported at only $22,673/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Antioch|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||14.5 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||24.0 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||27.2 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||29.5 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||38.6 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||40.8 miles|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||40.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||41.7 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||43.9 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||47.8 miles|
|Rancho Cordova||CA||65,274||3||17.1477||50||50.2 miles|