With an overall population of 811 and a student population of 906, approximately 906 of Banner Elk students attend one of Banner Elk's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Lees-McRae College is the largest RN to BSN school in Banner Elk, based on student population. Approximately 19 students graduated in 2010 from Lees-McRae College with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Banner Elk in 2010. In 2009 tuition at RN to 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 RN to 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.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Banner Elk, your job prospects are good. There were 84,300 nurses working in North Carolina and 3,560 working in the greater Banner Elk area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Banner Elk will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.