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 RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Casper, by student population, is Casper College. In 2010, Casper College graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 43 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Casper's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to attend one of Casper's RN to 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 RN to 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 RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Casper, your job prospects are good. There were 4,840 nurses working in Wyoming and 820 working in the greater Casper area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 28% in Casper. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Casper, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.