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 RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Twin Falls, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, approximately 92 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at College of Southern Idaho.
In 2010, 92 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Twin Falls's RN to BSN schools. Tuition in 2009 at Twin Falls's RN to BSN schools was $13,728 per year for instate students and $17,048 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain 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 number of nurses in Twin Falls is expected 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 Twin Falls is $56,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.