Twin Falls has a general population of 34,469 and an overall student population of 8,169. Approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
College of Southern Idaho is the largest BSN school in Twin Falls, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 92 students graduated from the BSN program at College of Southern Idaho.
A total of 92 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Twin Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Twin Falls's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in instate tuition and $17,048 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Twin Falls-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,500 nurses in Idaho, 1,130 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Twin Falls will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Twin Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,810 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.