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Nursing Schools in Ridgecrest, California

Nursing Schools in Ridgecrest, CA

Ridgecrest has a general population of 24,927 and an overall student population of 6,342. Approximately 6,342 of Ridgecrest's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Of the 1 nursing schools in Ridgecrest, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Cerro Coso Community College. In 2010, Cerro Coso Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its nursing program.

In 2010, 11 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Ridgecrest. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Ridgecrest was $624 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,460 for nursing related books and supplies each year.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Ridgecrest

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Ridgecrest, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 3,740 working in the greater Ridgecrest area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Ridgecrest 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 Ridgecrest is $87,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Ridgecrest
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Cerro Coso Community CollegeCerro Coso Community College

    3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree