Wilkesboro has a total population of 3,159 and a student population of 2,855. Of these students, 2,855 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Wilkes Community College is the largest BSN school in Wilkesboro, based on student population. In 2010, Wilkes Community College graduated approximately 39 students from its BSN program.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Wilkesboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,719 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Wilkesboro.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Wilkesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,300 nurses in North Carolina, 3,560 were working in the greater Wilkesboro area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Wilkesboro 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 Wilkesboro is $53,110 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.