Weed has a general population of 2,978 and an overall student population of 3,045. Approximately 3,045 of Weed's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
College of the Siskiyous is the largest nursing school in Weed, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 49 students graduated from the Nursing program at College of the Siskiyous.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Weed's nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Weed's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,018 per year in instate tuition and $20,194 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Weed. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,218.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Weed, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 249 nurses in California were working in the greater Weed area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Weed. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Weed is $88,270 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.