Carthage has a total population of 6,664 and a student population of 2,123. Of these students, 2,123 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Carthage, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Panola College. Approximately 71 students graduated in 2010 from Panola College with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 71 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Carthage's BSN schools. Tuition in 2009 at Carthage's BSN schools was $15,143 per year for instate students and $15,767 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,625 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Carthage. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,374 per year, on average, for room and board at Carthage-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,213.
If you plan on staying in Carthage after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Carthage, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 38 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Carthage area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Carthage will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Carthage, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,190 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.