Banner Elk has a general population of 811 and an overall student population of 906. Approximately 906 of Banner Elk's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Banner Elk's largest BSN school is Lees-McRae College. In 2010, Lees-McRae College graduated approximately 19 students from its BSN program.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Banner Elk in 2010. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Banner Elk was $21,875 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Banner Elk. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Banner Elk, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,300 nurses in North Carolina. Of these nurses, 3,560 were working in the greater Banner Elk area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Banner Elk. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Banner Elk is $53,110 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.