Elko has a total population of 16,708 and a student population of 3,647. Of these students, 3,647 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Elko's largest RN to BSN school is Great Basin College. Approximately 29 students graduated in 2010 from Great Basin College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Elko's RN to BSN schools. Tuition in 2009 at Elko's RN to BSN schools was $9,400 per year for instate students and $15,588 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Elko. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Elko-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,110.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elko, your job prospects are good. There were 16,900 nurses working in Nevada and 450 working in the greater Elko area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 19% in Elko. This anticipated 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, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.