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School Nursing Schools in California

6 School Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, School Nursing is the 16th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of School Nursing Majors in California

School Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

In California, a school nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

School Nursing Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of school nursing majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 33.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.7%
  • White: 33.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 16.7%
School Nursing Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for School Nursing Grads in California

There are 311,320 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in school nursing jobs.

School Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for School Nursing Jobs in California

A typical salary for a school nursing grad in the state is $106,950, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in California that offer school nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Loma Linda University

Loma Linda
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,462 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $72,000 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 92% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,231 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 80% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,864. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.20%.

School Nursing Careers in CA

Some of the careers school nursing majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 35% $126,890
Nursing Instructors and Professors 26% $96,580
Registered Nurses 16% $104,410

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to school nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Registered Nursing 15,593
Nursing Administration 601
Family Practice Nursing 463
Nursing Research & Other 256
Clinical Nurse Specialist 212
Nursing Science 159
Nursing Practice 136
Clinical Nurse Leader 132

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