There are schools offering BSN programs in California!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in California
Biola University, which was ranked 21st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in California that has a BSN program. It is located in La Mirada. In 2010, 32 students graduated from Biola University's BSN program. Students at Biola University paid $28,852 per year in tuition fees.
University of San Diego, which is located in San Diego, is the second-ranked school in California that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 3 students graduated with degree in BSN from University of San Diego in 2010. Students at University of San Diego paid $37,372 per year in tuition fees.
University of San Francisco, which is located in San Francisco, is the third-ranked school in California that has a BSN program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of San Francisco graduated 170 students from its BSN programs. The tuition rate at University of San Francisco was $36,380 per year.
If you choose to attend a California BSN school, average tuition will be $5,062 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $624 per year to $37,372 per year. In 2010, the following California BSN schools had the highest tuition rates:
- University of San Diego - located in San Diego, students are charged $37,372 per year
- University of San Francisco - located in San Francisco, students are charged $36,380 per year
- Dominican University of California - located in San Rafael, students are charged $35,550 per year
The BSN schools in California that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- West Hills College Lemoore - located in Lemoore, students are charged $624 per year
- San Joaquin Delta College - located in Stockton, students are charged $624 per year
- Copper Mountain Community College - located in Joshua Tree, students are charged $625 per year
A BSN degree from a California school... what next?
The California counties with the largest populations of nurse are:
- Los Angeles County - 64,630 nurses
- Orange County - 22,840 nurses
- Riverside County - 21,780 nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nurses is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 297,200 nurses working in the California then.
On average, nurses earn $87,480 per year. However, California nurse earned anywhere in the range from as less than $42,460 per year to more than $147,930 per year in 2010. The following counties in California have the highest average salaries for nurses:
- San Benito County - $116,150 per year
- Alameda County - $100,900 per year
- Marin County - $97,600 per year
The following counties in California have the lowest average salaries for nurse:
- Sutter County - $61,370 per year
- Colusa County - $71,790 per year
- Imperial County - $72,350 per year
The nurses with highest average salaries in California were:
- Registered Nurse - $87,480 per year
The nurses with lowest average salaries in California were:
- Registered Nurse - $87,480 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional California statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in California
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in California
- Master's Degree in Nursing in California
- Doctoral Degree in Nursing in California
- Certificate in Nursing in California
Curious what studying BSN gets you?
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