With an overall population of 41,464 and a student population of 8,315, approximately 8,087 of Gilroy students attend one of Gilroy's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Gilroy, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Gavilan College. In 2010, Gavilan College graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 75 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Gilroy in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Gilroy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $677.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Gilroy after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Gilroy, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 11,710 were working in the greater Gilroy area. The number of nurses in Gilroy is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Gilroy, you can expect to make an average salary of $122,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.