With an overall population of 4,943 and a student population of 1,556, approximately 1,556 of Marion students attend one of Marion's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Marion, by student population, is McDowell Technical Community College. In 2010, McDowell Technical Community College graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Marion in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,668 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Marion.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marion, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,300 nurses in North Carolina, 3,560 were working in the greater Marion area. Marion's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Marion, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.