Weed, CA has sixteen nursing education schools within a 500-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 Weed, 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 Weed 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.
Weed lies in Siskiyou county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area has 64,970 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $20.55/hr average worker wage, and a $42,750 average annual salary.
Of the 16 nursing education schools with a 500-mile radius of Weed, 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 Cascadia Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,627/yr.