Coos Bay has a total population of 15,374 and a student population of 2,206. Of these students, 2,206 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Coos Bay's largest BSN school is Southwestern Oregon Community College. In 2010, Southwestern Oregon Community College graduated approximately 33 students from its BSN program.
A total of 33 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Coos Bay in 2010. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Coos Bay was $3,912 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,330 per year, on average, for room and board at Coos Bay-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,272.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Coos Bay, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 30,660 nurses in Oregon, 1,430 were working in the greater Coos Bay area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Coos Bay will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Coos Bay, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.