Hickory, North Carolina has 2 RN to BSN schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in RN to BSN. Hickory has a general population of 37,222 and an overall student population of 7,202. Approximately 7,202 of Hickory's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Hickory's largest RN to BSN school is Catawba Valley Community College. In 2010, Catawba Valley Community College graduated approximately 70 students from its RN to BSN program.
A reported 105 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Hickory in 2010. If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Hickory, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,965.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,155 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Hickory. And if you live on campus at one of the Hickory-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $8,540 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,392.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Hickory, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,300 nurses in North Carolina. Of these nurses, 2,970 were working in the greater Hickory area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Hickory. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Hickory is $55,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.
2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699
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625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601