With an overall population of 17,890 and a student population of 9,692, approximately 9,692 of Chester students attend one of Chester's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Chester, by student population, is John Tyler Community College. In 2010, John Tyler Community College graduated approximately 139 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 139 students graduated with a BSN degree in Chester. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,831 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Chester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 nurses in Virginia were working in the greater Chester area. The number of nurses in Chester is expected 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 Chester is $63,740 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.