Parkersburg has a general population of 33,099 and an overall student population of 4,408. Approximately 4,223 of Parkersburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Parkersburg, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is West Virginia University at Parkersburg. In 2010, West Virginia University at Parkersburg graduated approximately 59 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Parkersburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,076 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Parkersburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,500 nurses in West Virginia. Of these nurses, 1,540 were working in the greater Parkersburg area. The number of nurses in Parkersburg is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Parkersburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,280 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.