With an overall population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585, approximately 13,493 of Pocatello students attend one of Pocatello's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Pocatello, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, approximately 196 students graduated from the BSN program at Idaho State University.
A total of 196 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Pocatello in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pocatello's BSN schools was $15,092 per year for instate students and $24,894 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,500 nurses in Idaho. Of these nurses, 520 were working in the greater Pocatello area. Pocatello's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% 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 Pocatello is $61,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.