Chicago Heights has a general population of 32,776 and an overall student population of 5,854. Approximately 5,854 of Chicago Heights's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Chicago Heights, by student population, is Prairie State College. In 2010, Prairie State College graduated approximately 53 students from its BSN program.
A reported 53 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Chicago Heights in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Chicago Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,228.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Chicago Heights.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are good. There were 110,740 nurses working in Illinois and 76,600 working in the greater Chicago Heights area in 2010. The number of nurses in Chicago Heights is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Chicago Heights is $69,850 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.