Paducah has a general population of 26,307 and an overall student population of 7,753. Approximately 7,464 of Paducah's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Paducah's largest RN to BSN school is West Kentucky Community and Technical College. In 2010, West Kentucky Community and Technical College graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Paducah's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Paducah, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 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 Paducah, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 43,500 nurses in Kentucky, 3,760 were working in the greater Paducah area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Paducah. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Paducah, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,020 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.