Pittsburg has a total population of 19,243 and a student population of 7,277. Of these students, 7,277 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Pittsburg State University is the largest RN to BSN school in Pittsburg, based on student population. In 2010, Pittsburg State University graduated approximately 68 students from its RN to BSN program.
A reported 68 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Pittsburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Pittsburg's RN to BSN schools was $14,862 per year for instate students and $23,386 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburg-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,744 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,102.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Pittsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 27,000 nurses in Kansas. Of these nurses, 8,310 were working in the greater Pittsburg area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Pittsburg will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Pittsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,960 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.