Lebanon has a total population of 20,235 and a student population of 1,727. Of these students, 1,355 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Lebanon's largest BSN school is Cumberland University. In 2010, Cumberland University graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 82 students graduated with a BSN degree in Lebanon. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Lebanon was $17,430 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,280 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,930.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lebanon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 61,600 nurses in Tennessee, 14,860 were working in the greater Lebanon area. The number of nurses in Lebanon is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Lebanon is $60,210 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.