Nelsonville has a total population of 5,230 and a student population of 6,466. Of these students, 6,340 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Nelsonville, by student population, is Hocking College. In 2010, Hocking College graduated approximately 90 students from its BSN program.
A total of 90 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Nelsonville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,958 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Nelsonville BSN schools was an average of $16,627 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,300 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Nelsonville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,030 per year, on average, for room and board at Nelsonville-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,019.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Nelsonville, your job prospects are good. There were 118,680 nurses working in Ohio and 4,100 working in the greater Nelsonville area in 2010. The number of nurses in Nelsonville is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Nelsonville is $54,860 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.