Casper has a total population of 49,644 and a student population of 4,478. Of these students, 4,478 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Casper College is the largest BSN school in Casper, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 43 students graduated from the BSN program at Casper College.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Casper in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Casper's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,182 per year in instate tuition and $13,446 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Casper. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board at Casper-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Casper, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,840 nurses in Wyoming, 820 were working in the greater Casper area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 28% in Casper. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Casper is $58,890 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.