Owensboro has a total population of 54,067 and a student population of 8,325. Of these students, 6,324 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Owensboro, by student population, is Owensboro Community and Technical College. In 2010, approximately 81 students graduated from the BSN program at Owensboro Community and Technical College.
A total of 81 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Owensboro in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Owensboro, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Owensboro, your job prospects are good. There were 43,500 nurses working in Kentucky and 1,760 working in the greater Owensboro area in 2010. Owensboro'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 Owensboro is $51,270 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.