Boone has a total population of 13,472 and a student population of 16,968. Of these students, 16,968 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Appalachian State University is the largest BSN school in Boone, based on student population. In 2010, Appalachian State University graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in BSN.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Boone in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Boone's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,391 per year in instate tuition and $25,012 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,400 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 Boone, your job prospects are good. There were 84,300 nurses working in North Carolina and 3,560 working in the greater Boone area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Boone. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Boone is $53,110 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.