Salinas has a total population of 151,060 and a student population of 11,980. Of these students, 10,451 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Salinas, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Hartnell College. In 2010, Hartnell College graduated approximately 19 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Salinas's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Salinas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $788.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Salinas.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salinas, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 2,580 working in the greater Salinas area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Salinas 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 Salinas is $94,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.