Hillsboro has a total population of 8,232 and a student population of 4,294. Of these students, 4,294 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Hill College is the largest RN to BSN school in Hillsboro, based on student population. In 2010, Hill College graduated approximately 16 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Hillsboro. Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's RN to BSN schools was $11,605 per year for instate students and $12,005 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,300 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 86 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Hillsboro area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro is $58,150 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.