Kinston has a general population of 23,688 and an overall student population of 3,561. Approximately 3,561 of Kinston's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Kinston, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Lenoir Community College. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Lenoir Community College.
A total of 20 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Kinston in 2010. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Kinston was $1,703 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kinston, your job prospects are good. There were 84,300 nurses working in North Carolina and 5,820 working in the greater Kinston area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Kinston will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Kinston is $55,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.