If you decide that you want to get a RN to BSN degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 RN to BSN schools in Tyler, Texas. Tyler has a general population of 83,650 and an overall student population of 18,298. Approximately 17,246 of Tyler's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The University of Texas at Tyler is the largest RN to BSN school in Tyler, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Texas at Tyler graduated approximately 235 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A total of 343 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Tyler in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Tyler's RN to BSN schools was $13,705 per year for instate students and $17,377 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,033 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tyler-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,745 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Tyler, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Tyler area. The number of nurses in Tyler is expected 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 Tyler is $57,560 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.