With an overall population of 29,674 and a student population of 12,872, approximately 9,578 of Monterey students attend one of Monterey's schools that offer nursing programs.
Monterey Peninsula College is the largest nursing school in Monterey, based on student population. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from Monterey Peninsula College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a nursing degree in Monterey. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Monterey, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $678.
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.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monterey, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 2,580 working in the greater Monterey area in 2010. The number of nurses in Monterey 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 Monterey, you can expect to make an average salary of $94,750 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.