With an overall population of 11,301 and a student population of 6,375, approximately 6,375 of Kilgore students attend one of Kilgore's schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Kilgore, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Kilgore College. Approximately 161 students graduated in 2010 from Kilgore College with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 161 students graduated with a BSN degree in Kilgore. Tuition in 2009 at Kilgore's BSN schools was $10,330 per year for instate students and $11,194 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,813 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,980 per year, on average, for room and board at Kilgore-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,350.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Kilgore, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 97 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Kilgore area. Kilgore's nurse workforce is projected to 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 Kilgore is $55,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.