Norwalk has a total population of 103,298 and a student population of 21,935. Of these students, 21,776 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Cerritos College is the largest nursing school in Norwalk, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 93 students graduated from the Nursing program at Cerritos College.
A reported 93 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Norwalk in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Norwalk was $780 per year, on average.
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 Norwalk after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Norwalk, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 64,630 working in the greater Norwalk area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Norwalk will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Norwalk is $81,540 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.