Fairfield has a general population of 96,178 and an overall student population of 12,397. Approximately 12,222 of Fairfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Solano Community College is the largest nursing school in Fairfield, based on student population. In 2010, Solano Community College graduated approximately 57 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 57 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Fairfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Fairfield was $816 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Fairfield, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 2,400 working in the greater Fairfield area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Fairfield. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Fairfield is $97,070 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.