Prestonsburg has a general population of 3,612 and an overall student population of 5,071. Approximately 5,048 of Prestonsburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Prestonsburg, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Big Sandy Community and Technical College. Approximately 35 students graduated in 2010 from Big Sandy Community and Technical College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Prestonsburg. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Prestonsburg was $3,000 per year, on average.
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 RN to BSN program in Prestonsburg.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Prestonsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 43,500 nurses in Kentucky, 3,020 were working in the greater Prestonsburg area. Prestonsburg's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 23% 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 Prestonsburg is $51,320 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.