Palos Heights has a general population of 11,260 and an overall student population of 1,450. Approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Palos Heights, by student population, is Trinity Christian College. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Trinity Christian College with credentials in BSN.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Palos Heights in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Palos Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,959.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Palos Heights. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board at Palos Heights-based BSN schools. 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 Palos Heights, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 nurses in Illinois were working in the greater Palos Heights area. Palos Heights's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Palos Heights, 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.