The largest BSN school in Perkinston, by student population, is Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. In 2010, approximately 141 students graduated from the BSN program at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
A total of 141 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Perkinston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Perkinston's BSN schools was $9,072 per year for instate students and $10,918 per year for out of state students.
And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,770 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,452.
If you plan on staying in Perkinston after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Perkinston, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 30,530 nurses in Mississippi, 2,550 were working in the greater Perkinston area. The number of nurses in Perkinston is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Perkinston is $56,070 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.