Moraga has a total population of 16,290 and a student population of 3,636. Of these students, 3,636 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Moraga's largest nursing school is Saint Marys College of California. In 2010, Saint Marys College of California graduated approximately 24 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Moraga's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Moraga, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,910.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,512 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Moraga-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $11,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $39,562.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Moraga, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 236,400 nurses in California. Of these nurses, 16,840 were working in the greater Moraga area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Moraga. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Moraga is $103,330 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.