Richmond has a general population of 27,152 and an overall student population of 16,268. Approximately 16,268 of Richmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Richmond, by student population, is Eastern Kentucky University. In 2010, Eastern Kentucky University graduated approximately 302 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 302 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Richmond's RN to BSN schools. Tuition in 2009 at Richmond's RN to BSN schools was $15,592 per year for instate students and $26,560 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,020 per year, on average, for room and board at Richmond-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Richmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 43,500 nurses in Kentucky. Of these nurses, 3,060 were working in the greater Richmond area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Richmond will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Richmond, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,030 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.