Bakersfield, California has 2 RN to BSN schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in RN to BSN. With an overall population of 247,057 and a student population of 28,462, approximately 26,405 of Bakersfield students attend one of Bakersfield's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Bakersfield, by student population, is Bakersfield College. In 2010, Bakersfield College graduated approximately 165 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 269 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Bakersfield. If you decide to attend one of Bakersfield's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,001 per year in instate tuition and $28,161 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Bakersfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,305 per year, on average, for room and board at Bakersfield-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,871.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Bakersfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 63 nurses in California were working in the greater Bakersfield area. The number of nurses in Bakersfield is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Bakersfield is $87,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.
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