Kilgore has a total population of 11,301 and a student population of 6,375. Of these students, 6,375 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Kilgore's largest RN to BSN school is Kilgore College. In 2010, approximately 161 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Kilgore College.
In 2010, 161 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Kilgore's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,330 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kilgore RN to BSN schools was an average of $11,194 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,813 for RN to 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 RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,350.
If you plan on staying in Kilgore after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Kilgore, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 1,800 were working in the greater Kilgore area. The number of nurses in Kilgore is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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.