Shepherdstown has a total population of 803 and a student population of 4,256. Of these students, 4,256 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Shepherdstown, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Shepherd University. In 2010, Shepherd University graduated approximately 70 students with credentials in BSN.
A total of 70 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Shepherdstown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Shepherdstown's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,562 per year in instate tuition and $23,902 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,228 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Shepherdstown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,500 nurses in West Virginia. Of these nurses, 30,100 were working in the greater Shepherdstown area. Shepherdstown's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Shepherdstown is $73,550 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.