Douglas has a total population of 10,639 and a student population of 2,000. Of these students, 2,000 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
South Georgia College is the largest BSN school in Douglas, based on student population. Approximately 67 students graduated in 2010 from South Georgia College with credentials in BSN.
A total of 67 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Douglas in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,758 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Douglas BSN schools was an average of $18,260 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,450 per year, on average, for room and board at Douglas-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,782.
If you plan on staying in Douglas after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Douglas, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. There were 66,610 nurses working in Georgia and 3,340 working in the greater Douglas area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Douglas will 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 Douglas is $51,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.