With an overall population of 93,493 and a student population of 6,776, approximately 6,691 of Compton students attend one of Compton's schools that offer nursing programs.
El Camino College-Compton Center is the largest nursing school in Compton, based on student population. Approximately 47 students graduated in 2010 from El Camino College-Compton Center with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Compton's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Compton was $794 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 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 Compton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 nurses in California were working in the greater Compton area. Compton's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Compton, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,540 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.