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BSN Schools in California

There are 42 schools in the state of California offering BSN programs. In 2010, 4,358 students graduated with degrees from California BSN schools.

Overview

3,788 students graduate from BSN programs in California, on average, every year. This accounts for 6% of BSN students who schools in the United States graduate. In 2010, 4,358 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in nursing.

42 BSN schools are in California. Of these, while 22 schools are private, 20 schools are public. While private BSN school tuition varies from $11,880 to $37,372, public BSN school tuition varies from $4,464 to $5,750.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $13,634. While the highest tuition for programs in nursing, which is $37,372 each year, is at the University of San Diego, the lowest tuition in California, which is $4,464 per year, is at San Diego State University-Imperial Valley.

BSN Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

3,788 students graduate from BSN programs in California, on average, every year. This accounts for 6% of BSN students who schools in the United States graduate. In 2010, 4,358 students graduated with a bachelor's level degree in nursing.

BSN Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 2610
  • Bachelor 2007: 2946
  • Bachelor 2008: 3219
  • Bachelor 2009: 3970
  • Bachelor 2010: 4358

BSN Program Availability in California

California schools offer a total of 42 programs in nursing.

BSN Program Availability in California

  • Bachelor: 42

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60630
  • 25th Percentile: 70610
  • Median: 85340
  • 75th Percentile: 103220
  • 90th Percentile: 120720

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 73280
  • Median Salary 2007: 76470
  • Median Salary 2008: 80980
  • Median Salary 2009: 82910
  • Median Salary 2010: 85340
  • Total Employed 2006: 234260
  • Total Employed 2007: 233200
  • Total Employed 2008: 240470
  • Total Employed 2009: 233030
  • Total Employed 2010: 240030

California vs National BSN Employment

California vs National BSN Employment

  • Employed in California: 9.041% (240030)

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1. California State University - Fresno

5241 N Maple Ave
Fresno, CA 93740
(559) 278-4240

California State University-Fresno is near the center of the city and it offers one BSN program. 20,932 students seek degrees in 87 programs at this university, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of California.

2. Mount St Mary's College

12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049-1599
(310) 954-4000

Mount St Mary's College is located near Los Angeles, CA and MSMC offers one BSN program. MSMC is a 4-year institution.

3. The University of Phoenix - San Diego

3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92123-4403
(800) 473-4346

The University of Phoenix-San Diego is 7.2 miles from the center of the city and Phoenix offers one BSN program. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

4. Samuel Merritt University

3100 Telegraph Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 869-6511

Samuel Merritt University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Oakland, CA and SMU offers one program in nursing.

5. West Coast University - Los Angeles

12215 Victory Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 91606-3119
(818) 299-5500

West Coast University-Los Angeles offers one BSN program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

6. West Coast University - Orange County

1477 S Manchester Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 782-1700

West Coast University-Orange County, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Anaheim, CA and it offers one BSN program.

7. California State University - Channel Islands

One University Dr
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 437-8400

California State University-Channel Islands offers one BSN program and CSU Channel Islands is in Camarillo, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. CSU Channel Islands is a public 4-year institution.

8. West Coast University - Ontario

2855 E. Guasti Rd
Ontario, CA 91761
(909) 467-6100

Founded in 1909, West Coast University-Ontario is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 3.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Ontario, CA. This school offers subjects such as forensic nursing and advanced nursing. This school offers one associates level degree and one degree at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 616 students pursued degrees from the one program at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it.

9. Simpson University

2211 College View Drive
Redding, CA 96003-8606
(530) 224-5600

Simpson University, which is very close to Redding, California, is in a rural area and it offers one BSN program. Sompson is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

10. The University of Phoenix - Central Valley

45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300
Fresno, CA 93720-1562
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Central Valley offers one BSN program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in Fresno, CA. 2,554 students seek degrees in 37 UOPX programs, overall.

11. The American University of Health Sciences

1600 Hill St
Signal Hill, CA 90755-3612
(562) 988-2278x2001

The American University of Health Sciences offers one program in nursing and this school is located in the suburbs of Signal Hill, California. It is a for-profit 4-year institution.

12. Biola University

13800 Biola Ave
La Mirada, CA 90639-0001
(562) 903-6000

Biola University offers one program in nursing and it is located in the suburbs of La Mirada, California. Overall, 6,113 students pursue degrees in 62 Biola University programs.

13. The Dominican University of California

50 Acacia Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901-2298
(415) 457-4440

The Dominican University of California, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in San Rafael, CA and it offers one BSN program. Overall, 2,266 students seek degrees in 38 programs at this small school.

14. Sonoma State University

1801 E Cotati Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609
(707) 664-2880

Sonoma State University is in the suburbs of Rohnert Park, California and SSU offers one BSN program. Sonoma State is a public 4-year institution.

15. San Diego State University - Imperial Valley

720 Heber Ave
Calexico, CA 92231
(760) 768-5500

San Diego State University-Imperial Valley offers one program in nursing and this school is located in town of Calexico, California. 872 students seek degrees in 15 SDSU-IV programs, overall.

16. California State University - San Marcos

333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096-0001
(760) 750-4000

California State University-San Marcos is in San Marcos, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and CSU Sam Marcos offers one BSN program. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering nursing in terms of programs.

17. California State University - San Bernardino

5500 University Pky
San Bernardino, CA 92407-2397
(909) 537-5000

California State University-San Bernardino offers one BSN program and it is near the center of the city. CSUSB is one of 28 research universities in California.

18. Concordia University - Irvine

1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612-3203
(949) 854-8002

Concordia University-Irvine offers one BSN program and Concordia is 2.1 miles from the heart of downtown. This school is one of 26 liberal arts colleges in California.

19. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California and it offers one program in nursing. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California. This school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering BSN programs.

20. Azusa Pacific University

901 E Alosta
Azusa, CA 91702-7000
(626) 969-3434

Azusa Pacific University is in the suburbs of Azusa, California and this school offers one BSN program.

21. California State University - Bakersfield

9001 Stockdale Hwy
Bakersfield, CA 93311-1099
(661) 654-2782

California State University-Bakersfield offers one program in nursing and Cal State Bakersfield is 4.9 miles from the center of the city. 7,906 students pursue degrees in 46 Cal State Bakersfield programs, overall. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of California offering nursing in terms of programs.

22. The University of Phoenix - Southern California

3100 Bristol Street- Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3099
(800) 888-1968

The University of Phoenix-Southern California, which is 3.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Costa Mesa, CA and it offers one program in nursing.

23. Holy Names University

3500 Mountain Blvd
Oakland, CA 94619-1699
(510) 436-1000

Holy Names University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Oakland, CA and it offers one program in nursing.

24. The University of San Diego

5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(619) 260-4600

The University of San Diego is 4.3 miles from the center of the city and USD offers one BSN program.

25. The University of Phoenix - Bay Area

3590 N First St
San Jose, CA 95134-1805
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Bay Area, which is near the center of the city, is located in San Jose, CA and it offers one program in nursing.

26. Humboldt State University

1 Harpst Street
Arcata, CA 95521-8299
(707) 826-3011

Humboldt State University is in town of Arcata, California and this school offers one program in nursing. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

27. California State University - Chico

First and Normal Sts
Chico, CA 95929-0150
(530) 898-6116

California State University-Chico is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one BSN program. This big school is a public 4-year institution.

28. California State University - Fullerton

800 N State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831-3599
(657) 278-2011

California State University-Fullerton is near the center of the city and CSUF offers one program in nursing. CSUF is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

29. Pacific Union College

One Angwin Ave
Angwin, CA 94508-9707
(707) 965-6313

Pacific Union College, which is very close to Angwin, California, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in nursing. Overall, 1,495 students seek degrees in 41 Pacific Union College programs.

30. California State University - East Bay

25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542
(510) 885-3000

California State University-East Bay, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Hayward, CA and CSUEB offers one program in nursing. CSUEB is a public, 4-year, research institution.

31. California State University - Dominguez Hills

1000 E Victoria St
Carson, CA 90747-0005
(310) 243-3300

California State University-Dominguez Hills, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Carson, CA and CSUDH offers one program in nursing. Overall, 13,854 students pursue degrees in 60 CSU Dominguez Hills programs.

32. San Jose State University

1 Washington Sq
San Jose, CA 95192-0001
(408) 924-1000

San Jose State University is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown and this university offers one program in nursing. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

33. California State University - Stanislaus

One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382-0299
(209) 667-3122

California State University-Stanislaus offers one BSN program and it is in the suburbs of Turlock, California. This mid-sized university is one of 28 research universities in California. This university is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering nursing in terms of programs.

34. San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132
(415) 338-1111

San Francisco State University is 4.8 miles from the center of the city and SFSU offers one program in nursing. San Francisco State is one of 28 research universities in California. This university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of California offering nursing.

35. California State University - Sacramento

6000 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819-2694
(916) 278-6011

California State University-Sacramento is 3.8 miles from the center of the city and CSUS offers one BSN program. CSUS is a public, 4-year, research institution. This big university is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering nursing.

36. California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504-3297
(951) 689-5771

California Baptist University, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Riverside, CA and CBU offers one BSN program. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of California offering nursing.

37. California State University - Long Beach

1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-0115
(562) 985-4111

California State University-Long Beach offers one program in nursing and this university is near the center of the city. LBSU is a public, 4-year, research institution.

38. The University of Phoenix - Sacramento Valley

2860 Gateway Oaks Drive- Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833-4334
(800) 266-2107

The University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley is 3.0 miles from the heart of downtown and Phoenix offers one BSN program. Overall, 3,951 students seek degrees in 46 programs at this medium-sized school.

39. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California offers one BSN program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Costa Mesa, CA.

40. San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Dr
San Diego, CA 92182
(619) 594-5200

San Diego State University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in nursing. This university is one of 28 research universities in California. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in nursing.

41. The University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton St
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
(415) 422-5555

The University of San Francisco is 1.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in nursing. Overall, 9,557 students pursue degrees in 93 University of San Francisco programs. It is the oldest institution in the state of California offering BSN programs.

42. California State University - Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA 91330
(818) 677-1200

California State University-Northridge is in the center of Northridge and Cal State Northridge offers one BSN program. This school is one of 163 public post-secondary institutions in California.

43. California State University - Los Angeles

5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-3000

California State University-Los Angeles is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in nursing. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of California offering nursing.