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Nursing Schools in Whittier, California

Nursing Schools in Whittier, CA

Whittier has a total population of 83,680 and a student population of 24,983. Of these students, 22,432 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Of the 1 nursing schools in Whittier, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Rio Hondo College. Approximately 109 students graduated in 2010 from Rio Hondo College with credentials in nursing.

A total of 146 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Whittier in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Whittier was $670 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies each year.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Whittier

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Whittier, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 nurses in California were working in the greater Whittier area. The number of nurses in Whittier is expected to 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 Whittier is $81,540 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Whittier
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Rio Hondo CollegeRio Hondo College

    3600 Workman Mill Rd, Whittier, California 90601-1616

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate