Troy has a general population of 13,935 and an overall student population of 29,328. Approximately 29,328 of Troy's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Troy, by student population, is Troy University. Approximately 253 students graduated in 2010 from Troy University with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 253 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Troy's BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Troy's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,835 per year in instate tuition and $19,467 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,062 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Troy. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,441 per year, on average, for room and board at Troy-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Troy, your job prospects are good. There were 42,570 nurses working in Alabama and 1,350 working in the greater Troy area in 2010. The number of nurses in Troy is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Troy is $51,440 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.