With an overall population of 52,524 and a student population of 252, approximately 252 of Oak Park students attend one of Oak Park's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Oak Park, by student population, is West Suburban College of Nursing. In 2010, West Suburban College of Nursing graduated approximately 136 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 136 students graduated with a BSN degree in Oak Park.
And if you live on campus at one of the Oak Park-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $610 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Oak Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 110,740 nurses in Illinois. Of these nurses, 76,600 were working in the greater Oak Park area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Oak Park. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Oak Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,850 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.