Poplarville has a general population of 2,601 and an overall student population of 5,519. Approximately 5,519 of Poplarville's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Poplarville, by student population, is Pearl River Community College. In 2010, Pearl River Community College graduated approximately 113 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 113 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Poplarville. Tuition in 2009 at Poplarville's RN to BSN schools was $6,480 per year for instate students and $8,878 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Poplarville. And if you live on campus at one of the Poplarville-based RN to 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 RN to 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. There were 30,530 nurses working in Mississippi and 3,070 working in the greater Poplarville area in 2010. The number of nurses in Poplarville is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Poplarville is $51,600 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.