With an overall population of 94,869 and a student population of 31,018, approximately 20,335 of El Cajon students attend one of El Cajon's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in El Cajon, by student population, is Grossmont College. Approximately 114 students graduated in 2010 from Grossmont College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 114 students graduated with credentials in nursing in El Cajon in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in El Cajon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $806.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in El Cajon.
If you plan on staying in El Cajon after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in El Cajon, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 21,100 working in the greater El Cajon area in 2010. El Cajon'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in El Cajon is $83,560 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.