With an overall population of 7,780 and a student population of 2,974, approximately 2,875 of Abingdon students attend one of Abingdon's schools that offer BSN programs.
Virginia Highlands Community College is the largest BSN school in Abingdon, based on student population. In 2010, Virginia Highlands Community College graduated approximately 66 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 66 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Abingdon's BSN schools. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Abingdon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,811.
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 Abingdon.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Abingdon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 nurses in Virginia were working in the greater Abingdon area. Abingdon's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 23% 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 Abingdon is $48,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.