Yakima has a general population of 71,845 and an overall student population of 5,297. Approximately 4,724 of Yakima's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Yakima, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Yakima Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 62 students graduated from the BSN program at Yakima Valley Community College.
A reported 62 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Yakima in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Yakima's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,619 per year in instate tuition and $10,009 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Yakima. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,915 per year, on average, for room and board at Yakima-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,105.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Yakima, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 54,560 nurses in Washington State, 1,940 were working in the greater Yakima area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 30% in Yakima. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Yakima is $63,030 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.