With an overall population of 35,420 and a student population of 1,072, approximately 1,072 of Leavenworth students attend one of Leavenworth's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Leavenworth's largest RN to BSN school is University of Saint Mary. In 2010, University of Saint Mary graduated approximately 52 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Leavenworth's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Leavenworth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,950.
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 Leavenworth-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Leavenworth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 27,000 nurses in Kansas. Of these nurses, 21,760 were working in the greater Leavenworth area. The number of nurses in Leavenworth 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 Leavenworth is $59,670 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.