Wise has a general population of 3,255 and an overall student population of 2,015. Approximately 2,015 of Wise's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Wise, by student population, is The University of Virginia's College at Wise. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Virginia's College at Wise with credentials in RN to BSN.
A total of 9 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Wise in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Wise's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,550 per year in instate tuition and $30,078 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $788 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,323 per year, on average, for room and board at Wise-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,098.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wise, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 60,590 nurses in Virginia, 2,500 were working in the greater Wise area. The number of nurses in Wise is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Wise, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,040 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.