With an overall population of 161,029 and a student population of 13,660, approximately 13,537 of Oceanside students attend one of Oceanside's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Oceanside, by student population, is MiraCosta College. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from MiraCosta College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 123 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Oceanside. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Oceanside, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $668.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oceanside, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 21,100 working in the greater Oceanside area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Oceanside. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Oceanside, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,560 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.