Azusa has a total population of 44,712 and a student population of 8,539. Of these students, 8,539 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Azusa's largest nursing school is Azusa Pacific University. In 2010, approximately 153 students graduated from the Nursing program at Azusa Pacific University.
In 2010, 153 students graduated with a nursing degree in Azusa. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Azusa, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $27,750.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,314 per year, on average, for room and board at Azusa-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Azusa, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 236,400 nurses in California. Of these nurses, 64,630 were working in the greater Azusa area. The number of nurses in Azusa is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Azusa is $81,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.