Clearwater has a total population of 108,787 and a student population of 61,766. Of these students, 29,282 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Clearwater, by student population, is St Petersburg College. Approximately 462 students graduated in 2010 from St Petersburg College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 462 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Clearwater's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,614 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Clearwater.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Clearwater, your job prospects are good. There were 151,100 nurses working in Florida and 25,300 working in the greater Clearwater area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 24% in Clearwater. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Clearwater is $61,210 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.