Walnut has a general population of 30,004 and an overall student population of 29,935. Approximately 29,935 of Walnut's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Walnut, by student population, is Mt. San Antonio College. In 2010, Mt. San Antonio College graduated approximately 145 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 145 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Walnut in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Walnut, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $658.
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 nursing program in Walnut.
If you plan on staying in Walnut after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Walnut, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 236,400 nurses in California. Of these nurses, 64,630 were working in the greater Walnut area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Walnut. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Walnut is $81,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.