Jacksonville has a total population of 18,940 and a student population of 1,448. Of these students, 518 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Jacksonville, the largest BSN school, by student population, is MacMurray College. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from MacMurray College with credentials in BSN.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Jacksonville in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Jacksonville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,390.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,030 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,278 per year, on average, for room and board at Jacksonville-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,985.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jacksonville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 110,740 nurses in Illinois. Of these nurses, 4,480 were working in the greater Jacksonville area. The number of nurses in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Jacksonville is $56,440 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.