With an overall population of 23,682 and a student population of 8,873, approximately 8,814 of Russellville students attend one of Russellville's schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Russellville, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Arkansas Tech University. In 2010, Arkansas Tech University graduated approximately 91 students from its BSN program.
A reported 91 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Russellville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,688 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Russellville BSN schools was an average of $17,696 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,380 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board at Russellville-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Russellville, your job prospects are good. There were 23,510 nurses working in Arkansas and 1,120 working in the greater Russellville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Russellville will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Russellville, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,030 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.