Prescott has a general population of 33,938 and an overall student population of 11,158. Approximately 8,276 of Prescott's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Prescott, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Yavapai College. In 2010, Yavapai College graduated approximately 114 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 114 students graduated with a BSN degree in Prescott. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,312 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Prescott BSN schools was an average of $15,982 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Prescott. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,020 per year, on average, for room and board at Prescott-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,292.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Prescott, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 40,510 nurses in Arizona, 1,460 were working in the greater Prescott area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Prescott. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Prescott, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,580 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.