With an overall population of 23,923 and a student population of 11,542, approximately 10,847 of Cookeville students attend one of Cookeville's schools that offer BSN programs.
Tennessee Technological University is the largest BSN school in Cookeville, based on student population. In 2010, Tennessee Technological University graduated approximately 95 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 95 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Cookeville's BSN schools. Tuition in 2009 at Cookeville's BSN schools was $17,872 per year for instate students and $29,800 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cookeville-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $7,262 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home 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 Cookeville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 61,600 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 2,340 were working in the greater Cookeville area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Cookeville will 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 Cookeville is $52,840 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.