Richmond has a total population of 27,152 and a student population of 16,268. Of these students, 16,268 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Richmond, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Eastern Kentucky University. In 2010, Eastern Kentucky University graduated approximately 302 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 302 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Richmond's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,592 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Richmond BSN schools was an average of $26,560 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,020 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Richmond after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Richmond, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 nurses in Kentucky were working in the greater Richmond area. Richmond'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.
As a nurse in Richmond, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,030 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.