With an overall population of 8,586 and a student population of 2,650, approximately 2,650 of Wahpeton students attend one of Wahpeton's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Wahpeton's largest RN to BSN school is North Dakota State College of Science. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at North Dakota State College of Science.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Wahpeton's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Wahpeton's RN to 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 RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,464 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Wahpeton, your job prospects are good. There were 6,360 nurses working in North Dakota and 350 working in the greater Wahpeton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Wahpeton will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Wahpeton is $50,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.