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 RN to BSN programs.
California State University-Chico is the largest RN to BSN school in Chico, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 116 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at California State University-Chico.
A total of 116 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Chico in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,160 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Chico RN to BSN schools was an average of $31,320 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,656 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each 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 RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,164.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Chico, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 236,400 nurses in California. Of these nurses, 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 projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Chico, you can expect to make an average salary of $85,750 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.