With an overall population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292, approximately 4,200 of Lewiston students attend one of Lewiston's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Lewiston, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. Approximately 67 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis-Clark State College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Lewiston. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lewiston RN to BSN schools was an average of $26,076 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,520 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,500 nurses in Idaho. Of these nurses, 800 were working in the greater Lewiston area. The number of nurses in Lewiston is expected to increase by 27% 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 Lewiston is $55,610 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.