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 RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Abingdon, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Virginia Highlands Community College. In 2010, Virginia Highlands Community College graduated approximately 66 students from its RN to BSN program.
A total of 66 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Abingdon in 2010. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Abingdon was $2,811 per year, on average.
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 RN to BSN program in Abingdon.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Abingdon, your job prospects are good. There were 60,590 nurses working in Virginia and 3,130 working in the greater Abingdon area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Abingdon will 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, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.