With an overall population of 36,330 and a student population of 21,266, approximately 20,688 of Rocklin students attend one of Rocklin's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Rocklin, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Sierra College. In 2010, Sierra College graduated approximately 53 students from its nursing program.
A total of 53 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Rocklin in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Rocklin's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,254 per year in instate tuition and $16,670 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,222 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,290.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Rocklin, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 14,610 working in the greater Rocklin area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Rocklin will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Rocklin, you can expect to make an average salary of $94,080 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.