With an overall population of 43,724 and a student population of 17,089, approximately 12,391 of Valdosta students attend one of Valdosta's schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Valdosta, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Valdosta State University. Approximately 113 students graduated in 2010 from Valdosta State University with credentials in BSN.
A total of 113 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Valdosta in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Valdosta's BSN schools was $19,024 per year for instate students and $28,606 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Valdosta. And if you live on campus at one of the Valdosta-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,420 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Valdosta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 70 nurses in Georgia were working in the greater Valdosta area. The number of nurses in Valdosta is expected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Valdosta is $52,430 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.