Panama City has a general population of 36,417 and an overall student population of 6,745. Approximately 6,178 of Panama City's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Panama City, by student population, is Gulf Coast Community College. In 2010, approximately 62 students graduated from the BSN program at Gulf Coast Community College.
A total of 62 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Panama City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,387 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,035 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Panama City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 151,100 nurses in Florida. Of these nurses, 1,540 were working in the greater Panama City area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 24% in Panama City. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Panama City is $56,580 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.