With an overall population of 17,048 and a student population of 15,498, approximately 15,378 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer BSN programs.
Newport's largest BSN school is Northern Kentucky University. Approximately 239 students graduated in 2010 from Northern Kentucky University with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 239 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Newport's BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Newport's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,509 per year in instate tuition and $23,509 per year in out of state tuition.
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 at one of the Newport-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newport, your job prospects are good. There were 43,500 nurses working in Kentucky and 23,260 working in the greater Newport area in 2010. Newport'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 Newport is $61,170 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
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