With an overall population of 1,428 and a student population of 2,119, approximately 2,119 of Summit students attend one of Summit's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Summit, by student population, is Southwest Mississippi Community College. Approximately 69 students graduated in 2010 from Southwest Mississippi Community College with credentials in BSN.
A total of 69 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Summit in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Summit's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,450 per year in instate tuition and $12,150 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Summit-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,450.
If you plan on staying in Summit after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Summit, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, there were 30,530 nurses in Mississippi. Of these nurses, 2,460 were working in the greater Summit area. The number of nurses in Summit 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 Summit is $53,020 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.