Monterey Park has a general population of 60,051 and an overall student population of 35,717. Approximately 35,717 of Monterey Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Monterey Park's largest nursing school is East Los Angeles College. In 2010, East Los Angeles College graduated approximately 110 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 110 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Monterey Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $722 per year in tuition costs.
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 Monterey Park.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monterey Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 236,400 nurses in California. Of these nurses, 64,630 were working in the greater Monterey Park area. Monterey Park's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Monterey Park is $81,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.