With an overall population of 105,080 and a student population of 983, approximately 162 of West Covina students attend one of West Covina's schools that offer nursing programs.
West Covina's largest nursing school is North-West College-West Covina. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Nursing program at North-West College-West Covina.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of West Covina's nursing schools.
If you plan on staying in West Covina after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in West Covina, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 64,630 working in the greater West Covina area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in West Covina. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in West Covina is $81,540 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.