Pasadena has a general population of 141,674 and an overall student population of 27,509. Approximately 27,011 of Pasadena's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Pasadena, the largest nursing school, by student population, is San Jacinto Community College. Approximately 217 students graduated in 2010 from San Jacinto Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 339 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Pasadena's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Pasadena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,250.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Pasadena after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Pasadena, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 42,220 working in the greater Pasadena area in 2010. The number of nurses in Pasadena is expected to increase by 32% 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 Pasadena is $70,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.