Olathe has a general population of 92,962 and an overall student population of 1,976. Approximately 1,778 of Olathe's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Olathe's largest RN to BSN school is MidAmerica Nazarene University. In 2010, MidAmerica Nazarene University graduated approximately 88 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 88 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Olathe. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,146 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,180 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board at Olathe-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Olathe, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 nurses in Kansas were working in the greater Olathe area. The number of nurses in Olathe is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Olathe is $59,670 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.