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Nursing Schools in San Diego, California

Nursing Schools in San Diego, CA

San Diego, California has 6 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. San Diego has a general population of 1,223,400 and an overall student population of 111,071. Approximately 64,314 of San Diego's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

San Diego's largest nursing school is Kaplan College-San Diego. Approximately 391 students graduated in 2010 from Kaplan College-San Diego with credentials in nursing.

A reported 1,024 students graduated with credentials in nursing in San Diego in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,065 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Diego nursing schools was an average of $41,785 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in San Diego. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,207 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,596.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in San Diego

If you plan on staying in San Diego after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in San Diego, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 21,100 were working in the greater San Diego area. San Diego's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

As a nurse in San Diego, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,560 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in San Diego
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1San Diego State UniversitySan Diego State University

    Address:
    5500 Campanile Dr, San Diego, California 92182

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  2. 2San Diego City CollegeSan Diego City College

    Address:
    1313 Park Boulevard, San Diego, California 92101-4787

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  3. 3University of San DiegoUniversity of San Diego

    Address:
    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Point Loma Nazarene UniversityPoint Loma Nazarene University

    Address:
    3900 Lomaland Dr, San Diego, California 92106-2899

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5Kaplan College-San DiegoKaplan College-San Diego

    Address:
    9055 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, California 92123

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  6. 6Concorde Career CollegesConcorde Career Colleges

    Address:
    4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100, San Diego, California 92113-1964

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

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