Bowling Green has a general population of 29,636 and an overall student population of 17,309. Approximately 17,309 of Bowling Green's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Bowling Green's largest nursing school is Bowling Green State University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 83 students graduated from the Nursing program at Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.
A total of 83 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Bowling Green in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bowling Green's nursing schools was $21,125 per year for instate students and $28,433 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,216 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Bowling Green. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,670 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bowling Green, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 118,680 nurses in Ohio. Of these nurses, 8,850 were working in the greater Bowling Green area. Bowling Green's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Bowling Green is $55,860 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.