Elko has a general population of 16,708 and an overall student population of 3,647. Approximately 3,647 of Elko's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Great Basin College is the largest BSN school in Elko, based on student population. In 2010, Great Basin College graduated approximately 29 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Elko's BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Elko's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,400 per year in instate tuition and $15,588 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elko-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $2,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,110.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Elko, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 nurses in Nevada were working in the greater Elko area. The number of nurses in Elko is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Elko is $65,680 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.