With an overall population of 45,679 and a student population of 1,250, approximately 852 of Salina students attend one of Salina's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Salina, by student population, is Kansas Wesleyan University. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the BSN program at Kansas Wesleyan University.
A reported 28 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Salina in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Salina, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,200.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Salina-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Salina after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Salina, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, there were 27,000 nurses in Kansas. Of these nurses, 8,310 were working in the greater Salina area. Salina's nurse workforce is projected 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 Salina is $48,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.