Cedar City has a total population of 20,527 and a student population of 8,522. Of these students, 8,066 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Cedar City, by student population, is Southern Utah University. In 2010, Southern Utah University graduated approximately 77 students from its BSN program.
A total of 77 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Cedar City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,255 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cedar City BSN schools was an average of $22,833 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,036 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Cedar City. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,855.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cedar City, your job prospects are good. There were 19,790 nurses working in Utah and 240 working in the greater Cedar City area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 40% in Cedar City. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Cedar City is $56,140 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.