Fullerton has a total population of 126,003 and a student population of 60,112. Of these students, 36,262 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Fullerton's largest nursing school is California State University-Fullerton. In 2010, California State University-Fullerton graduated approximately 205 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 205 students graduated with a nursing degree in Fullerton. If you decide to attend one of Fullerton's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,182 per year in instate tuition and $30,142 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Fullerton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,775 per year, on average, for room and board at Fullerton-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Fullerton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 22,840 were working in the greater Fullerton area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Fullerton. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Fullerton is $78,490 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.