Weatherford has a general population of 19,000 and an overall student population of 5,384. Approximately 5,384 of Weatherford's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Weatherford, by student population, is Weatherford College. In 2010, Weatherford College graduated approximately 53 students from its BSN program.
A total of 53 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Weatherford in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Weatherford's BSN schools was $13,161 per year for instate students and $14,541 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Weatherford. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,936.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Weatherford, your job prospects are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 14,780 working in the greater Weatherford area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Weatherford will 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 Weatherford is $65,100 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.