Carrollton has a general population of 19,843 and an overall student population of 11,500. Approximately 11,500 of Carrollton's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Carrollton, by student population, is University of West Georgia. In 2010, University of West Georgia graduated approximately 139 students from its BSN program.
A reported 139 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Carrollton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carrollton's BSN schools was $17,748 per year for instate students and $29,724 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Carrollton-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,504 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Carrollton after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Carrollton, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 66,610 nurses in Georgia, 33,790 were working in the greater Carrollton area. The number of nurses in Carrollton is expected to increase by 35% 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 Carrollton is $64,100 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.