Cheyenne has a general population of 53,011 and an overall student population of 5,117. Approximately 4,905 of Cheyenne's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Cheyenne, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Laramie County Community College. In 2010, approximately 203 students graduated from the BSN program at Laramie County Community College.
A total of 203 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Cheyenne in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,560 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cheyenne BSN schools was an average of $14,824 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,066 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. There were 4,840 nurses working in Wyoming and 1,080 working in the greater Cheyenne area in 2010. Cheyenne's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Cheyenne, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,360 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.