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 RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Laramie, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is University of Wyoming. Approximately 165 students graduated in 2010 from University of Wyoming with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 165 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Laramie. Tuition in 2009 at Laramie's RN to BSN schools was $16,020 per year for instate students and $23,940 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Laramie-based RN to 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.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Laramie, your job prospects are good. There were 4,840 nurses working in Wyoming and 640 working in the greater Laramie area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 28% in Laramie. This anticipated 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.