Dallas has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 2,736. Approximately 2,736 of Dallas's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Dallas, by student population, is Misericordia University. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Misericordia University.
In 2010, 50 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Dallas's RN to BSN schools. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Dallas was $24,050 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Dallas, your job prospects are good. There were 135,400 nurses working in Pennsylvania and 5,940 working in the greater Dallas area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Dallas. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Dallas is $54,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.