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 RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Cheyenne, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Laramie County Community College. Approximately 203 students graduated in 2010 from Laramie County Community College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 203 students graduated with a RN to BSN certificate in Cheyenne. If you decide to attend one of Cheyenne's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,560 per year in instate tuition and $14,824 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,066 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cheyenne-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,832 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,134.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Cheyenne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,840 nurses in Wyoming. Of these nurses, 1,080 were working in the greater Cheyenne area. 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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Cheyenne is $62,360 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.