Bristol has a total population of 24,821 and a student population of 1,804. Of these students, 1,804 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Bristol, by student population, is King College. In 2010, King College graduated approximately 208 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 208 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Bristol in 2010. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Bristol was $21,880 per year, on average.
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 at one of the Bristol-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $7,418 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,980.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 nurses in Tennessee were working in the greater Bristol area. The number of nurses in Bristol is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Bristol, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.