Temecula, CA (population: 104,516) has one hundred and one nursing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing program, has a total student population of 38,550. It is the 7th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of California. To learn more about nursing programs in Temecula, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at University of California such as Allen Bina, Lorraine Evangelista, Marysue Heilemann, Dorothy Wiley, and Mary Woo.
Nursing students from Temecula 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 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area alone, there are 6,000 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $44,320. Registered nurses in this area earn $75,810/yr and there are 21,460 employed.
Temecula lies in Riverside county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario area has 1,197,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,840 average annual salary. Thus, about 18 out of every 1000 jobs in Temecula are held by registered nurses, and 5/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 101 nursing schools with a 100-mile radius of Temecula, only 9 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) for nursing students, with California State University-Los Angeles as the lowest, reported at only $3,263/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Temecula|
|Lake Elsinore||CA||56,703||0||-||0||16.1 miles|
|San Marcos||CA||82,614||4||36.7693||363||25.0 miles|
|Mission Viejo||CA||95,388||1||19.6994||137||30.9 miles|
|Laguna Niguel||CA||65,471||0||-||0||32.9 miles|
|Aliso Viejo||CA||42,862||1||75.2668||4||34.9 miles|
|Laguna Beach||CA||-||1||20.4608||2||37.8 miles|
|Newport Beach||CA||80,777||1||0.80626||0||43.3 miles|
|Cathedral City||CA||53,114||0||-||0||44.8 miles|
|San Bernardino||CA||199,314||10||20.0516||225||45.2 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||45.7 miles|
|Palm Desert||CA||52,240||2||19.2411||98||46.0 miles|
|Costa Mesa||CA||113,091||7||22.8122||265||46.5 miles|
|San Diego||CA||1,309,749||32||21.506||824||47.7 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||48.3 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||49.4 miles|
|Rancho Cucamonga||CA||176,424||3||21.593||139||49.8 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||51.6 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||52.2 miles|