With an overall population of 28,692 and a student population of 3,311, approximately 1,764 of Shawnee students attend one of Shawnee's schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Shawnee, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Oklahoma Baptist University. In 2010, approximately 48 students graduated from the BSN program at Oklahoma Baptist University.
A total of 48 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Shawnee in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,562 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,510 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,462.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Shawnee, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 27,920 nurses in Oklahoma, 950 were working in the greater Shawnee area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Shawnee will increase by 27% 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 Shawnee is $54,180 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.