Vancouver has a general population of 143,560 and an overall student population of 14,080. Approximately 12,989 of Vancouver's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Vancouver, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Clark College. Approximately 119 students graduated in 2010 from Clark College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 119 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Vancouver. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,835 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Vancouver.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Vancouver, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 54,560 nurses in Washington State. Of these nurses, 19,610 were working in the greater Vancouver area. Vancouver's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 30% 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 Vancouver is $78,430 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.