Alva has a total population of 5,288 and a student population of 2,245. Of these students, 2,210 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Alva's largest BSN school is Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Northwestern Oklahoma State University with credentials in BSN.
A reported 16 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Alva in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,647 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Alva BSN schools was an average of $18,878 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Alva-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Alva, your job prospects are good. There were 27,920 nurses working in Oklahoma and 1,690 working in the greater Alva area in 2010. The number of nurses in Alva is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Alva, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.