If you decide that you want to get a RN to BSN degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 RN to BSN schools in Reno, Nevada. Reno has a general population of 180,480 and an overall student population of 30,362. Approximately 29,817 of Reno's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Reno, by student population, is University of Nevada-Reno. In 2010, University of Nevada-Reno graduated approximately 111 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 164 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Reno. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,345 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Reno RN to BSN schools was an average of $32,685 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,245 per year, on average, for room and board at Reno-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,416.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Reno, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 16,900 nurses in Nevada. Of these nurses, 3,180 were working in the greater Reno area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 19% in Reno. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Reno is $74,220 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
Reno, Nevada 89557
7000 Dandini Blvd, Reno, Nevada 89512-3999
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