There are 2 BSN schools in Waco, Texas. Waco has a total population of 113,726 and a student population of 31,041. Of these students, 23,742 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Baylor University is the largest BSN school in Waco, based on student population. In 2010, Baylor University graduated approximately 128 students with credentials in BSN.
A total of 245 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Waco in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,911 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,285 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waco-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $7,971 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,027.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Waco, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 79 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Waco area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Waco will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Waco, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,580 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.