If you are interested in pursuing RN to BSN, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 RN to BSN schools in Springfield, Illinois. Springfield has a general population of 111,454 and an overall student population of 14,629. Approximately 12,733 of Springfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 3 RN to BSN schools in Springfield, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Lincoln Land Community College. In 2010, approximately 104 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Lincoln Land Community College.
In 2010, 146 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Springfield's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Springfield's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,740 per year in instate tuition and $27,060 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,230 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Springfield-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $9,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,908.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Springfield, your job prospects are good. There were 110,740 nurses working in Illinois and 2,950 working in the greater Springfield area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Springfield will 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 Springfield is $58,010 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
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