Fergus Falls has a total population of 13,471 and a student population of 6,732. Of these students, 6,732 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Fergus Falls's largest RN to BSN school is Minnesota State Community and Technical College. In 2010, Minnesota State Community and Technical College graduated approximately 124 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 124 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Fergus Falls's RN to BSN schools. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Fergus Falls was $5,248 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Fergus Falls-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,248.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fergus Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 56,830 nurses in Minnesota, 3,530 were working in the greater Fergus Falls area. Fergus Falls'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 Fergus Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.