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RN Schools in Santa Cruz, California

There are 15 schools located near Santa Cruz, CA offering RN programs. 1,172 students graduated with degrees from Santa Cruz RN schools in 2010. 548 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 351 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 958 students graduate from programs in Santa Cruz in nursing per year. This accounts for 8% of RN students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 242 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 548 with an associate's level degree, 351 with a bachelor's level degree, and 31 with a degree at the master's level.

15 RN schools are located in Santa Cruz. Of these, 12 schools are public, while three schools are private. Tuition at a private RN school is $12,660, while tuition at a public RN school varies from $5,091 to $5,370.

Average tuition for RN programs is $6,924. The highest tuition for RN programs, which is $12,660 each year, is at the University of Phoenix-Bay Area, while the lowest tuition in Santa Cruz, which is $5,091 every year, is at California State University-East Bay.

Santa Cruz schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing RN.

RN Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

On average, 958 students graduate from programs in Santa Cruz in nursing per year. This accounts for 8% of RN students who California schools graduate. More specifically, 242 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 548 with an associate's level degree, 351 with a bachelor's level degree, and 31 with a degree at the master's level.

RN Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate 2006: 74
  • Certificate 2007: 36
  • Certificate 2008: 57
  • Certificate 2009: 224
  • Certificate 2010: 242
  • Associate 2006: 388
  • Associate 2007: 388
  • Associate 2008: 431
  • Associate 2009: 429
  • Associate 2010: 548
  • Bachelor 2006: 235
  • Bachelor 2007: 283
  • Bachelor 2008: 229
  • Bachelor 2009: 347
  • Bachelor 2010: 351
  • Master 2006: 34
  • Master 2007: 23
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 34
  • Master 2010: 31

RN Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

Schools in Santa Cruz offer a total of 23 programs in nursing. Of these programs, about 47.8% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

RN Program Availability in Santa Cruz, California

  • Certificate: 8
  • Associate: 11
  • Bachelor: 3
  • Master: 1

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 65950
  • 25th Percentile: 77260
  • Median: 93360
  • 75th Percentile: 115920
  • 90th Percentile: 133350

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69565
  • Median Salary 2007: 72880
  • Median Salary 2008: 84320
  • Median Salary 2009: 84860
  • Median Salary 2010: 93360
  • Total Employed 2006: 795
  • Total Employed 2007: 810
  • Total Employed 2008: 1300
  • Total Employed 2009: 1100
  • Total Employed 2010: 1450

Santa Cruz vs California RN Employment

Santa Cruz vs California RN Employment

  • Employed in Santa Cruz: 0.604% (1450)

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1. Cabrillo College

6500 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
(831) 479-6100

2. California State University - East Bay

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

3. Chabot College

25555 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94545
(510) 723-6600

4. The College of San Mateo

1700 W Hillsdale Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94402-3784
(650) 574-6161

5. De Anza College

21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678

6. Evergreen Valley College

3095 Yerba Buena Rd
San Jose, CA 95135-1598
(408) 274-7900

7. Gavilan College

5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
Gilroy, CA 95020
(408) 848-4800

8. Hartnell College

411 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 755-6700

9. The Institute of Medical Education

130 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 534-0714x112

10. Mission College

3000 Mission College Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054-1897
(408) 988-2200

11. Monterey Peninsula College

980 Fremont St
Monterey, CA 93940-4799
(831) 646-4000

12. Ohlone Community College

43600 Mission Blvd
Fremont, CA 94539-0390
(510) 659-6000

13. San Jose State University

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

14. Unitek College

4670 Auto Mall Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 249-1060

15. The University of Phoenix - Bay Area

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