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 RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Shepherdstown, by student population, is Shepherd University. In 2010, approximately 70 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Shepherd University.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Shepherdstown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Shepherdstown's RN to 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 RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Shepherdstown-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $7,228 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many RN to 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, 1 out of every 0 nurses in West Virginia were working in the greater Shepherdstown area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Shepherdstown will 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. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.