Coos Bay has a general population of 15,374 and an overall student population of 2,206. Approximately 2,206 of Coos Bay's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Coos Bay, by student population, is Southwestern Oregon Community College. In 2010, Southwestern Oregon Community College graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 33 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Coos Bay in 2010. If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Coos Bay, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,912.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for RN to 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 RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,272.
If you plan on staying in Coos Bay after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Coos Bay, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. There were 30,660 nurses working in Oregon and 1,430 working in the greater Coos Bay area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Coos Bay will 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 Coos Bay is $74,790 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.