Wahpeton has a total population of 8,586 and a student population of 2,650. Of these students, 2,650 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Wahpeton, by student population, is North Dakota State College of Science. In 2010, North Dakota State College of Science graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Wahpeton's BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Wahpeton's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,600 per year in instate tuition and $19,598 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wahpeton-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,464 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Wahpeton after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Wahpeton, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,360 nurses in North Dakota, 350 were working in the greater Wahpeton area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Wahpeton will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Wahpeton, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,760 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.