Poteau has a total population of 7,939 and a student population of 2,895. Of these students, 2,473 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Carl Albert State College is the largest BSN school in Poteau, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the BSN program at Carl Albert State College.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Poteau's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,104 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,924.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Poteau, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 27,920 nurses in Oklahoma, 1,990 were working in the greater Poteau area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Poteau will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Poteau is $48,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.