If you are interested in pursuing RN to BSN, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 RN to BSN schools in Galveston, Texas. With an overall population of 57,247 and a student population of 6,371, approximately 4,597 of Galveston students attend one of Galveston's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Galveston, by student population, is The University of Texas Medical Branch. In 2010, The University of Texas Medical Branch graduated approximately 252 students from its RN to BSN program.
A reported 296 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Galveston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,640 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Galveston RN to BSN schools was an average of $10,540 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $878 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Galveston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,125 per year, on average, for room and board at Galveston-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,566.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Galveston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 42,220 were working in the greater Galveston area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 32% in Galveston. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Galveston is $70,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.
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