Rohnert Park has a total population of 42,236 and a student population of 8,546. Of these students, 8,546 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Rohnert Park, by student population, is Sonoma State University. Approximately 87 students graduated in 2010 from Sonoma State University with credentials in nursing.
A total of 87 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Rohnert Park in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,550 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rohnert Park nursing schools was an average of $32,710 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,732 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Rohnert Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,804 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,408.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Rohnert Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 69 nurses in California were working in the greater Rohnert Park area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Rohnert Park. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Rohnert Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $83,940 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.