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 RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Newport, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Northern Kentucky University. In 2010, approximately 239 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Northern Kentucky University.
In 2010, 239 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Newport. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,509 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Newport RN to BSN schools was an average of $23,509 per year in 2009.
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 $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 43,500 nurses in Kentucky, 23,260 were working in the greater Newport area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Newport will 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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