Collegedale has a general population of 6,514 and an overall student population of 2,891. Approximately 2,891 of Collegedale's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Collegedale, by student population, is Southern Adventist University. Approximately 164 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Adventist University with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 164 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Collegedale in 2010. If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Collegedale, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,112.
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 RN to BSN program in Collegedale. And if you live on campus at one of the Collegedale-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Collegedale after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Collegedale, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. There were 61,600 nurses working in Tennessee and 6,530 working in the greater Collegedale area in 2010. The number of nurses in Collegedale is expected 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 Collegedale is $53,670 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.