San Mateo, CA (population: 93,990) has one nursing school within its city limits. College of San Mateo has a total student population of 11,310. It is the 4816th highest ranked school in the USA and the 452nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about nursing programs in San Mateo, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at College of San Mateo such as Francisco Felix, Tatiana Isaeff, Tala Montoya, and Janis Ryan.
Nursing students from San Mateo 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 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,170 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $56,920. Registered nurses in this area earn $98,900/yr and there are 15,130 employed.
San Mateo lies in San Mateo county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area has 982,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $30/hr average worker wage, and a $61,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 15 out of every 1000 jobs in San Mateo are held by registered nurses, and 3/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of San Mateo ends up costing a student $7,632/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Mateo|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||9.2 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||13.6 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||16.1 miles|
|San Francisco||CA||817,411||21||17.5697||455||16.4 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||17.2 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||22.8 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||27.8 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||31.0 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||43.4 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||80.6 miles|