Poplar Bluff has a general population of 16,651 and an overall student population of 3,597. Approximately 3,527 of Poplar Bluff's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Three Rivers Community College is the largest BSN school in Poplar Bluff, based on student population. In 2010, Three Rivers Community College graduated approximately 66 students from its BSN program.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Poplar Bluff in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Poplar Bluff's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,262 per year in instate tuition and $12,234 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Poplar Bluff. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,324 per year, on average, for room and board at Poplar Bluff-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Poplar Bluff after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Poplar Bluff, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. There were 60,770 nurses working in Missouri and 3,110 working in the greater Poplar Bluff area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Poplar Bluff. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Poplar Bluff is $47,280 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.