California contains thirteen schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. University of San Diego, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in CA, has a total student population of 7,868 and is the 155th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 pediatric nursing schools in California, none 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), with Charles A. Jones Skills and Business Education Center as the lowest recorded at only $9,045/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from California schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. 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 California alone, there are 233,030 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $85,080. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $165,270/yr and there are 4,810 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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