Astoria has a general population of 9,813 and an overall student population of 2,836. Approximately 2,836 of Astoria's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Astoria, by student population, is Clatsop Community College. In 2010, Clatsop Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its BSN program.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a BSN degree in Astoria. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Astoria was $2,808 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,224 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Astoria, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 30,660 nurses in Oregon. Of these nurses, 1,430 were working in the greater Astoria area. Astoria's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 22% 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 Astoria is $74,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.