Susanville has a general population of 13,541 and an overall student population of 2,250. Approximately 2,250 of Susanville's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Susanville, by student population, is Lassen Community College. In 2010, Lassen Community College graduated approximately 29 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Susanville. Tuition in 2009 at Susanville's nursing schools was $11,387 per year for instate students and $15,947 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,060 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,425.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Susanville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 950 were working in the greater Susanville area. The number of nurses in Susanville is expected to 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 Susanville is $88,270 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.