Laramie has a total population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654. Of these students, 12,427 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Laramie's largest BSN school is University of Wyoming. Approximately 165 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wyoming with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 165 students graduated with a BSN degree in Laramie. If you decide to attend one of Laramie's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,020 per year in instate tuition and $23,940 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Laramie-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Laramie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 nurses in Wyoming were working in the greater Laramie area. The number of nurses in Laramie is expected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Laramie is $55,260 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.