If you are interested in pursuing BSN, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 BSN schools in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. With an overall population of 44,779 and a student population of 19,061, approximately 18,548 of Hattiesburg students attend one of Hattiesburg's schools that offer BSN programs.
Hattiesburg's largest BSN school is University of Southern Mississippi. In 2010, University of Southern Mississippi graduated approximately 225 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 330 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Hattiesburg's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,867 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Hattiesburg BSN schools was an average of $23,692 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,125 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hattiesburg-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,307.
If you plan on staying in Hattiesburg after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Hattiesburg, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, there were 30,530 nurses in Mississippi. Of these nurses, 1,970 were working in the greater Hattiesburg area. The number of nurses in Hattiesburg is expected 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 Hattiesburg is $52,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.
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