With an overall population of 11,635 and a student population of 8,958, approximately 5,049 of River Forest students attend one of River Forest's schools that offer BSN programs.
River Forest's largest BSN school is Concordia University. In 2010, Concordia University graduated approximately 0 students from its BSN program.
In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in River Forest was $23,455 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,700 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,355.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in River Forest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 110,740 nurses in Illinois, 76,600 were working in the greater River Forest area. River Forest'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in River Forest is $69,850 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.