Gadsden has a general population of 38,978 and an overall student population of 6,917. Approximately 6,917 of Gadsden's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Gadsden, by student population, is Gadsden State Community College. Approximately 85 students graduated in 2010 from Gadsden State Community College with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 85 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Gadsden in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Gadsden's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $7,525 per year in instate tuition and $9,655 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,417.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Gadsden, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 42,570 nurses in Alabama, 980 were working in the greater Gadsden area. The number of nurses in Gadsden is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Gadsden is $54,810 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.