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 RN to BSN programs.
Salina's largest RN to BSN school is Kansas Wesleyan University. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Kansas Wesleyan University with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 28 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Salina. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Salina was $19,200 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Salina, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 27,000 nurses in Kansas, 8,310 were working in the greater Salina area. The number of nurses in Salina 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 Salina is $48,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.