Chico has a general population of 59,954 and an overall student population of 16,934. Approximately 16,934 of Chico's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Chico's largest BSN school is California State University-Chico. Approximately 116 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-Chico with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 116 students graduated with a BSN degree in Chico. If you decide to attend one of Chico's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,160 per year in instate tuition and $31,320 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,656 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,404 per year, on average, for room and board at Chico-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,164.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Chico, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 1,570 were working in the greater Chico area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Chico. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Chico is $85,750 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.