Chula Vista has a general population of 173,556 and an overall student population of 22,493. Approximately 21,597 of Chula Vista's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Chula Vista, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Southwestern College. In 2010, Southwestern College graduated approximately 69 students from its nursing program.
A total of 69 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Chula Vista in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Chula Vista was $772 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chula Vista, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 21,100 working in the greater Chula Vista area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Chula Vista will 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 Chula Vista is $83,560 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.