With an overall population of 5,914 and a student population of 8,822, approximately 8,822 of Morehead students attend one of Morehead's schools that offer BSN programs.
Morehead's largest BSN school is Morehead State University. In 2010, Morehead State University graduated approximately 98 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 98 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Morehead's BSN schools. Tuition in 2009 at Morehead's BSN schools was $14,940 per year for instate students and $24,000 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $912 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Morehead-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,192 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Morehead, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 43,500 nurses in Kentucky, 3,060 were working in the greater Morehead area. Morehead's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Morehead is $52,030 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.