With an overall population of 332,969 and a student population of 30,763, approximately 28,085 of Arlington students attend one of Arlington's schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Arlington, the largest BSN school, by student population, is The University of Texas at Arlington. Approximately 430 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Texas at Arlington with credentials in BSN.
A total of 430 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Arlington in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Arlington's BSN schools was $19,181 per year for instate students and $25,829 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $908 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board at Arlington-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Arlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 166,240 nurses in Texas. Of these nurses, 14,780 were working in the greater Arlington area. The number of nurses in Arlington is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Arlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.