Radford has a general population of 15,859 and an overall student population of 8,878. Approximately 8,878 of Radford's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Radford, by student population, is Radford University. In 2010, Radford University graduated approximately 123 students from its BSN program.
In 2010, 123 students graduated with a BSN degree in Radford. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,874 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Radford BSN schools was an average of $27,538 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Radford-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,970 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,404.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Radford, your job prospects are good. There were 60,590 nurses working in Virginia and 1,000 working in the greater Radford area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Radford. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Radford is $52,920 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.