Denton has a general population of 80,537 and an overall student population of 48,341. Approximately 13,338 of Denton's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Texas Woman's University is the largest BSN school in Denton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 459 students graduated from the BSN program at Texas Woman's University.
In 2010, 459 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Denton's BSN schools. Tuition in 2009 at Denton's BSN schools was $14,747 per year for instate students and $21,395 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Denton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,758 per year, on average, for room and board at Denton-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Denton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 33,060 were working in the greater Denton area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Denton will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Denton is $66,950 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.