Cullowhee has a total population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429. Of these students, 9,429 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Western Carolina University is the largest RN to BSN school in Cullowhee, based on student population. In 2010, Western Carolina University graduated approximately 134 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 134 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Cullowhee. Tuition in 2009 at Cullowhee's RN to BSN schools was $14,470 per year for instate students and $24,067 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,006 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board at Cullowhee-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cullowhee, your job prospects are good. There were 84,300 nurses working in North Carolina and 3,560 working in the greater Cullowhee area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Cullowhee. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Cullowhee is $53,110 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.