West Burlington has a general population of 3,161 and an overall student population of 3,754. Approximately 3,754 of West Burlington's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in West Burlington, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Southeastern Community College. In 2010, Southeastern Community College graduated approximately 94 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of West Burlington's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,614 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all West Burlington BSN schools was an average of $11,764 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $940 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in West Burlington. And if you live on campus at one of the West Burlington-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,304.
If you plan on staying in West Burlington after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in West Burlington, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 nurses in Iowa were working in the greater West Burlington area. The government projects that the number of nurses in West Burlington will 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 Burlington is $49,140 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.