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MSN Schools in California

There are 27 California schools offering MSN programs. In 2010, 1,113 students graduated from programs at California MSN schools.

Overview

On average, 1,073 students graduate from programs in California in advanced nursing per year. This accounts for 9% of students who schools in the United States graduate from MSN programs. 1,113 students graduated with a master's level advanced nursing degree in 2010.

27 MSN schools are located in this western state. Out of these, 14 schools are public, while 13 schools are private. While tuition at a public MSN school varies from $4,810 to $5,620, tuition at a private MSN school varies from $11,880 to $37,372.

Average tuition for MSN programs is $13,454. While the highest tuition for programs in advanced nursing, which is $37,372 every year, is at the University of San Diego, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $4,810 every year, is at California State University-Long Beach.

MSN Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,073 students graduate from programs in California in advanced nursing per year. This accounts for 9% of students who schools in the United States graduate from MSN programs. 1,113 students graduated with a master's level advanced nursing degree in 2010.

MSN Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Master 2006: 923
  • Master 2007: 861
  • Master 2008: 1034
  • Master 2009: 1152
  • Master 2010: 1113

MSN Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 28 programs in advanced nursing.

MSN Program Availability in California

  • Master: 28

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36300
  • 25th Percentile: 47510
  • Median: 67960
  • 75th Percentile: 91990
  • 90th Percentile: 113050

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54610
  • Median Salary 2007: 64330
  • Median Salary 2008: 69470
  • Median Salary 2009: 70810
  • Median Salary 2010: 67960
  • Total Employed 2006: 4490
  • Total Employed 2007: 6270
  • Total Employed 2008: 7580
  • Total Employed 2009: 8720
  • Total Employed 2010: 7880

California vs National MSN Employment

California vs National MSN Employment

  • Employed in California: 14.142% (7880)

MSN Schools in California

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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 heart of downtown and Fresno State offers one MSN program. This public university is one of 28 research universities in California. This university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

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 program in advanced nursing. 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 near the heart of downtown and it offers one MSN program. 5,491 students pursue degrees in 40 University of Phoenix-San Diego programs, overall.

4. Samuel Merritt University

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

Samuel Merritt University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Oakland, CA and this school offers one program in advanced nursing. SMU is a 4-year institution.

5. West Coast University - Los Angeles

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

West Coast University-Los Angeles is a for-profit 4-year institution, founded in 1909. It is located near Los Angeles, CA. This school offers students one certificate, three associates level degrees, two bachelors level degrees, and three degrees at the masters level. 830 students pursued degrees from the four programs at WCU in 2010. It offers subjects such as advanced nursing and nursing. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

6. The Western University of Health Sciences

309 E 2nd St
Pomona, CA 91766-1854
(909) 623-6116

The Western University of Health Sciences is located in the center of Pomona and this school offers one MSN program. This specialized school is a 4-year institution.

7. The University of California - San Francisco

500 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143-0244
(415) 476-9000

The University of California-San Francisco offers one MSN program and UCSF is near the center of the city. Overall, 3,024 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this university.

8. The Dominican University of California

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

The Dominican University of California offers one program in advanced nursing and this school, which is near the center of the city, is in San Rafael, CA. 2,266 students pursue degrees in 38 programs at this school, overall.

9. Sonoma State University

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

Sonoma State University offers one program in advanced nursing and Sonoma is located in the suburbs of Rohnert Park, California. This public school is a public 4-year institution.

10. California State University - San Bernardino

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

California State University-San Bernardino offers one MSN program and it is 5.3 miles from the heart of downtown. Cal State San Bernardino is one of 28 research universities in California. In terms of programs, CSUSB is the sixth biggest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing.

11. Loma Linda University

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

Loma Linda University offers one MSN program and it is in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California. This school is a 4-year institution.

12. Azusa Pacific University

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

Azusa Pacific University offers one program in advanced nursing and it is in the suburbs of Azusa, California. It is a 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

13. California State University - Bakersfield

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

California State University-Bakersfield offers one program in advanced nursing and CSUB is 4.9 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 7,906 students pursue degrees in 46 programs at this school. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

14. 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 near the center of the city, is in Costa Mesa, CA and Phoenix offers one program in advanced nursing. This school is a for-profit 4-year institution.

15. Holy Names University

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

Founded in 1868, Holy Names University is a 4-year institution. HNU, which is near the center of the city, is located in Oakland, CA. This school offers students ten certificates, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, and 21 masters level degrees. In 2010, 1,164 students pursued degrees from the 48 programs at HNU. HNU offers subjects such as biology and business writing. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it.

16. The University of San Diego

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

The University of San Diego offers two programs in advanced nursing. USD offers two MSN degrees at the master's level to students. It is 4.3 miles from the center of the city. It is a 4-year institution.

17. 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 heart of downtown, is located in San Jose, CA and this school offers one MSN program. 2,217 students pursue degrees in 45 University of Phoenix-Bay Area programs, overall.

18. California State University - Chico

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

California State University-Chico offers one MSN program and this school is 0.5 miles from the heart of downtown. 15,989 students pursue degrees in 95 programs at this school, overall. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of California offering MSN programs.

19. California State University - Fullerton

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

California State University-Fullerton is near the heart of downtown and it offers one MSN program. Overall, 35,590 students pursue degrees in 98 California State University-Fullerton programs.

20. Point Loma Nazarene University

3900 Lomaland Dr
San Diego, CA 92106-2899
(619) 849-2200

Point Loma Nazarene University offers one MSN program and PLNU, which is near the center of the city, is located in San Diego, CA. 3,561 students seek degrees in 70 programs at this school, overall. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering MSN programs.

21. 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 center of the city, is in Carson, CA and this school offers one MSN program. Overall, 13,854 students seek degrees in 60 CSU Dominguez Hills programs.

22. San Jose State University

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

San Jose State University offers one MSN program and it is 0.8 miles from the center of the city. SJSU is a public, 4-year, research institution. San Jose State ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

23. San Francisco State University

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

San Francisco State University is near the center of the city and it offers one MSN program. It is one of 28 research universities in California.

24. 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 it offers one program in advanced nursing. Overall, 27,033 students pursue degrees in 89 Sacramento State programs.

25. 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 advanced nursing and this university is near the center of the city. 33,416 students seek degrees in 136 CSULB programs, overall.

26. 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 offers one program in advanced nursing and it is 3.0 miles from the center of the city. 3,951 students seek degrees in 46 programs at Phoenix, overall.

27. San Diego State University

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

San Diego State University is 6.4 miles from the center of the city and it offers one program in advanced nursing. This university is one of 28 research universities in California. This university ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of California.

28. 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 heart of downtown and this school offers one program in advanced nursing. 9,557 students pursue degrees in 93 University of San Francisco programs, overall. USF is the oldest institution in the state of California offering MSN programs.

29. California State University - Los Angeles

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

California State University-Los Angeles offers one program in advanced nursing and CSULA is near the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of California offering advanced nursing.

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