With an overall population of 9,310 and a student population of 2,330, approximately 2,330 of Riverton students attend one of Riverton's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Riverton, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Central Wyoming College. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Central Wyoming College.
A reported 26 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Riverton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Riverton's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,381 per year in instate tuition and $13,645 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Riverton. And if you live on campus at one of the Riverton-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,735 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,136.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Riverton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,840 nurses in Wyoming. Of these nurses, 770 were working in the greater Riverton area. The number of nurses in Riverton is expected 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 Riverton is $52,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.