With an overall population of 8,542 and a student population of 2,902, approximately 2,902 of Avon Park students attend one of Avon Park's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Avon Park's largest RN to BSN school is South Florida Community College. Approximately 33 students graduated in 2010 from South Florida Community College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Avon Park's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,489 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Avon Park RN to BSN schools was an average of $16,589 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $947 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Avon Park. And if you live on campus at one of the Avon Park-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $2,480 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,384.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Avon Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 151,100 nurses in Florida. Of these nurses, 1,660 were working in the greater Avon Park area. Avon Park's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 24% 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 Avon Park is $59,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.