Santa Monica has a total population of 84,084 and a student population of 32,698. Of these students, 32,313 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Santa Monica, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Santa Monica College. In 2010, Santa Monica College graduated approximately 79 students from its nursing program.
A reported 79 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Santa Monica in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $652 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,224 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Santa Monica, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 64,630 working in the greater Santa Monica area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Santa Monica will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Santa Monica is $81,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.