Valparaiso has a total population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144. Of these students, 4,065 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Valparaiso University is the largest BSN school in Valparaiso, based on student population. In 2010, Valparaiso University graduated approximately 102 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Valparaiso's BSN schools. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Valparaiso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,320.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Valparaiso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 nurses in Indiana were working in the greater Valparaiso area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 22% in Valparaiso. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Valparaiso is $61,480 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.