With an overall population of 63,893 and a student population of 13,945, approximately 10,446 of Merced students attend one of Merced's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Merced, by student population, is Merced College. In 2010, Merced College graduated approximately 47 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Merced in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $658 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Merced, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 500 working in the greater Merced area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Merced will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Merced is $78,800 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.