With an overall population of 23,314 and a student population of 3,867, approximately 3,867 of Austin students attend one of Austin's schools that offer BSN programs.
Riverland Community College is the largest BSN school in Austin, based on student population. In 2010, Riverland Community College graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in BSN.
A total of 59 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Austin in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Austin, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $5,178.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Austin after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Austin, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 nurses in Minnesota were working in the greater Austin area. Austin's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Austin, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,370 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.