With an overall population of 14,895 and a student population of 14,836, approximately 14,638 of Indiana students attend one of Indiana's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Indiana, by student population, is Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 115 students graduated from the BSN program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus.
In 2010, 115 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Indiana's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,995 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Indiana BSN schools was an average of $28,431 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,558 per year, on average, for room and board at Indiana-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Indiana, your job prospects are good. There were 135,400 nurses working in Pennsylvania and 3,460 working in the greater Indiana area in 2010. Indiana's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Indiana is $50,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.