With an overall population of 103,455 and a student population of 11,817, approximately 10,188 of Clarksville students attend one of Clarksville's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Clarksville, by student population, is Austin Peay State University. In 2010, Austin Peay State University graduated approximately 108 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 108 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Clarksville's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,221 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Clarksville RN to BSN schools was an average of $31,149 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,550 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,120 per year, on average, for room and board at Clarksville-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,274.
If you plan on staying in Clarksville after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Clarksville, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. In 2010, there were 61,600 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 1,410 were working in the greater Clarksville area. The number of nurses in Clarksville is expected to 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 Clarksville is $55,720 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.