Poplarville has a total population of 2,601 and a student population of 5,519. Of these students, 5,519 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Pearl River Community College is the largest BSN school in Poplarville, based on student population. In 2010, Pearl River Community College graduated approximately 113 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 113 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Poplarville's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $6,480 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Poplarville BSN schools was an average of $8,878 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Poplarville. And if you live on campus at one of the Poplarville-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $2,880.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Poplarville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 30,530 nurses in Mississippi. Of these nurses, 3,070 were working in the greater Poplarville area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Poplarville will increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Poplarville, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,600 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.