Weatherford has a general population of 9,859 and an overall student population of 5,010. Approximately 5,010 of Weatherford's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Weatherford, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Southwestern Oklahoma State University. In 2010, approximately 50 students graduated from the BSN program at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
In 2010, 50 students graduated with a BSN degree in Weatherford. If you decide to attend one of Weatherford's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,212 per year in instate tuition and $20,552 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,230 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,084.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Weatherford, your job prospects are good. There were 27,920 nurses working in Oklahoma and 950 working in the greater Weatherford area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Weatherford will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Weatherford, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.