Columbus has a general population of 39,059 and an overall student population of 4,917. Approximately 4,647 of Columbus's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus is the largest BSN school in Columbus, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 188 students graduated from the BSN program at Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus.
A total of 188 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Columbus in 2010. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Columbus was $3,090 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbus, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 57,310 nurses in Indiana. Of these nurses, 730 were working in the greater Columbus area. The number of nurses in Columbus is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Columbus is $48,910 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.