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 RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in West Burlington, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Southeastern Community College. In 2010, approximately 94 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Southeastern Community College.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of West Burlington's RN to 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 RN to BSN schools was an average of $11,764 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $940 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the West Burlington-based RN to 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 RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in West Burlington, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. In 2010, there were 32,250 nurses in Iowa. Of these nurses, 4,250 were working in the greater West Burlington area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 22% in West Burlington. This projected 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.