Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Pocatello, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 196 students from its RN to BSN program.
A total of 196 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Pocatello in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pocatello RN to BSN schools was an average of $24,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for RN to 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 at Pocatello-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. There were 10,500 nurses working in Idaho and 520 working in the greater Pocatello area in 2010. Pocatello's nurse workforce is projected 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 Pocatello is $61,140 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.