If you are interested in pursuing BSN, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 BSN schools in Texarkana, Texas. With an overall population of 34,782 and a student population of 6,671, approximately 6,671 of Texarkana students attend one of Texarkana's schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 2 BSN schools in Texarkana, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Texarkana College. In 2010, approximately 84 students graduated from the BSN program at Texarkana College.
A total of 104 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Texarkana in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,539 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Texarkana BSN schools was an average of $11,439 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,777 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,745.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Texarkana, your job prospects are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 1,620 working in the greater Texarkana area in 2010. Texarkana's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Texarkana, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,810 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.