With an overall population of 147,595 and a student population of 26,703, approximately 25,877 of Santa Rosa students attend one of Santa Rosa's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Santa Rosa, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Santa Rosa Junior College. In 2010, Santa Rosa Junior College graduated approximately 109 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 140 students graduated with a nursing degree in Santa Rosa. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $741 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Santa Rosa after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Santa Rosa, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 3,440 working in the greater Santa Rosa area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Santa Rosa 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 Rosa is $83,940 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.