Olympia has a general population of 42,514 and an overall student population of 10,542. Approximately 5,651 of Olympia's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Olympia's largest BSN school is South Puget Sound Community College. Approximately 67 students graduated in 2010 from South Puget Sound Community College with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Olympia's BSN schools. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Olympia was $3,026 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $904 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Olympia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 54,560 nurses in Washington State, 1,720 were working in the greater Olympia area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Olympia will increase by 30% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Olympia is $73,710 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.