Lancaster, CA (population: 151,452) has five nursing education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. American University of Health Sciences, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing education program, has a total student population of 112. It is the 2364th highest ranked school in the USA and the 222nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Nursing Education students from Lancaster 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.
Of the 5 nursing education schools with a 100-mile radius of Lancaster, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Coast University comes out as the most expensive ($43,034/yr) for nursing education students, with El Camino College-Compton Center as the lowest, reported at only $8,571/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lancaster|
|Canyon Country||CA||-||1||21.1219||9||24.8 miles|
|Santa Clarita||CA||171,722||2||23.9284||128||27.0 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||35.0 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||42.2 miles|
|Woodland Hills||CA||-||1||17.7823||121||43.5 miles|
|Simi Valley||CA||121,990||0||-||0||44.1 miles|
|East Los Angeles||CA||135,682||0||-||0||45.7 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||46.9 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||47.1 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||47.9 miles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||49.2 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||50.3 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||52.2 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||52.6 miles|