San Luis Obispo has a total population of 44,174 and a student population of 31,858. Of these students, 12,025 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in San Luis Obispo, by student population, is Cuesta College. Approximately 104 students graduated in 2010 from Cuesta College with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with a BSN certificate in San Luis Obispo. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in San Luis Obispo was $860 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for BSN related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in San Luis Obispo, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 1,940 working in the greater San Luis Obispo area in 2010. San Luis Obispo's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in San Luis Obispo is $88,050 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.