With an overall population of 16,651 and a student population of 3,597, approximately 3,527 of Poplar Bluff students attend one of Poplar Bluff's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Poplar Bluff, by student population, is Three Rivers Community College. Approximately 66 students graduated in 2010 from Three Rivers Community College with credentials in RN to BSN.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Poplar Bluff in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Poplar Bluff RN to BSN schools was an average of $12,234 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,324 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Poplar Bluff, your job prospects are good. There were 60,770 nurses working in Missouri and 3,110 working in the greater Poplar Bluff area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Poplar Bluff will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Poplar Bluff is $47,280 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.