With an overall population of 6,514 and a student population of 2,891, approximately 2,891 of Collegedale students attend one of Collegedale's schools that offer BSN programs.
Collegedale's largest BSN school is Southern Adventist University. Approximately 164 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Adventist University with credentials in BSN.
A reported 164 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Collegedale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,112 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Collegedale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Collegedale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 61,600 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 6,530 were working in the greater Collegedale area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Collegedale will 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 Collegedale is $53,670 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.