With an overall population of 2,557 and a student population of 2,736, approximately 2,736 of Dallas students attend one of Dallas's schools that offer BSN programs.
Dallas's largest BSN school is Misericordia University. In 2010, Misericordia University graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in BSN.
A total of 50 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Dallas in 2010. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Dallas was $24,050 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Dallas. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Dallas-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,650.
If you plan on staying in Dallas after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Dallas, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 135,400 nurses in Pennsylvania, 5,940 were working in the greater Dallas area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Dallas will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Dallas is $54,470 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.