Murfreesboro has a general population of 68,816 and an overall student population of 25,929. Approximately 25,188 of Murfreesboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Murfreesboro, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Middle Tennessee State University. In 2010, approximately 159 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Middle Tennessee State University.
In 2010, 159 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Murfreesboro's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Murfreesboro's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,878 per year in instate tuition and $28,806 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,754 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,124.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Murfreesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 61,600 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 14,860 were working in the greater Murfreesboro area. Murfreesboro's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Murfreesboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,210 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.