Prestonsburg has a total population of 3,612 and a student population of 5,071. Of these students, 5,048 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Prestonsburg, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Big Sandy Community and Technical College. In 2010, Big Sandy Community and Technical College graduated approximately 35 students from its BSN program.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Prestonsburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Prestonsburg was $3,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Prestonsburg.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Prestonsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 43,500 nurses in Kentucky. Of these nurses, 3,020 were working in the greater Prestonsburg area. The number of nurses in Prestonsburg is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Prestonsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,320 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.