Cookeville has a total population of 23,923 and a student population of 11,542. Of these students, 10,847 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Cookeville, by student population, is Tennessee Technological University. In 2010, Tennessee Technological University graduated approximately 95 students from its RN to BSN program.
A reported 95 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Cookeville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cookeville's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,872 per year in instate tuition and $29,800 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Cookeville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,262 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Cookeville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 nurses in Tennessee were working in the greater Cookeville area. Cookeville's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Cookeville, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,840 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.