Wednesday, April 18, 2007

//News// No more room for new nursing applicants in US college

The number of applicants for nursing schools in the US is so overwhelming, one college in California says it can only accommodate those at the bottom of its waiting list in 2011.

Cuesta College officials say they have stopped accepting applicants for its nursing program and are looking for ways to expand their capacity. An executive of the California Institute for Nursing and Health Care adds that the problems in Cuesta reflect a statewide situation where too few education slots are available.

In 2005, nursing programs statewide turned away up to 14,000 qualified applicants.

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