With an overall population of 4,856 and a student population of 3,383, approximately 3,383 of Big Stone Gap students attend one of Big Stone Gap's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Big Stone Gap, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Mountain Empire Community College. In 2010, approximately 44 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Mountain Empire Community College.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Big Stone Gap. If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Big Stone Gap, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,297.
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 Big Stone Gap.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Big Stone Gap, your job prospects are good. There were 60,590 nurses working in Virginia and 2,500 working in the greater Big Stone Gap area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Big Stone Gap. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Big Stone Gap is $47,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.