With an overall population of 28,778 and a student population of 41,052, approximately 41,052 of West Lafayette students attend one of West Lafayette's schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in West Lafayette, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Purdue University-Main Campus. In 2010, Purdue University-Main Campus graduated approximately 179 students from its BSN program.
A total of 179 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in West Lafayette in 2010. If you decide to attend one of West Lafayette's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,638 per year in instate tuition and $37,118 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,220 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,710 per year, on average, for room and board at West Lafayette-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,238.
If you decide to work as a nurse in West Lafayette, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 57,310 nurses in Indiana. Of these nurses, 1,390 were working in the greater West Lafayette area. The number of nurses in West Lafayette 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 West Lafayette is $56,670 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.