With an overall population of 13,220 and a student population of 1,355, approximately 1,070 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer BSN programs.
Tennessee Wesleyan College is the largest BSN school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, Tennessee Wesleyan College graduated approximately 50 students with credentials in BSN.
A total of 50 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Athens in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Athens, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,600.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Athens-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 Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 61,600 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 1,720 were working in the greater Athens area. The number of nurses in Athens is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,090 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.