Mount Vernon has a general population of 26,232 and an overall student population of 5,910. Approximately 5,676 of Mount Vernon's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Skagit Valley College is the largest RN to BSN school in Mount Vernon, based on student population. In 2010, Skagit Valley College graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Mount Vernon's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Mount Vernon's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,300 per year in instate tuition and $16,600 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Vernon-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,900.
If you plan on staying in Mount Vernon after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Mount Vernon, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. There were 54,560 nurses working in Washington State and 790 working in the greater Mount Vernon area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 30% in Mount Vernon. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Mount Vernon is $77,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.