With an overall population of 25,176 and a student population of 1,706, approximately 1,706 of Dodge City students attend one of Dodge City's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Dodge City, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Dodge City Community College. In 2010, Dodge City Community College graduated approximately 35 students from its RN to BSN program.
A total of 35 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Dodge City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Dodge City's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,536 per year in instate tuition and $12,016 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Dodge City-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,502 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,034.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Dodge City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 nurses in Kansas were working in the greater Dodge City area. The number of nurses in Dodge City is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Dodge City is $48,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.