Cheney has a general population of 8,832 and an overall student population of 11,300. Approximately 11,300 of Cheney's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Cheney, by student population, is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, Eastern Washington University graduated approximately 62 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 62 students graduated with a BSN degree in Cheney. Tuition in 2009 at Cheney's BSN schools was $17,838 per year for instate students and $26,556 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Cheney. And if you live on campus at one of the Cheney-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Cheney, your job prospects are good. There were 54,560 nurses working in Washington State and 5,840 working in the greater Cheney area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Cheney will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Cheney, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.