Wharton has a total population of 9,237 and a student population of 6,622. Of these students, 6,622 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Wharton, by student population, is Wharton County Junior College. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Wharton County Junior College with credentials in BSN.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Wharton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,665 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wharton BSN schools was an average of $10,433 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $925 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Wharton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Wharton-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,385.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Wharton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 120 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Wharton area. The number of nurses in Wharton is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Wharton, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,930 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.