BSN in Georgia

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Georgia

Each year, roughly 1.5% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 3,768 nurses graduate from Georgia's 38 BSN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a BSN program is Emory University. Emory University, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Emory University graduated 108 students from its BSN program. Students at Emory University paid $39,158 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia with a BSN program is Georgia State University, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. In 2010, 157 students graduated from Georgia State University BSN program. Students at Georgia State University paid $8,698 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Georgia that has a BSN program is Mercer University. Mercer University, which was ranked 34th in the country in 2010, is located in Macon. In 2010, 126 students graduated from Mercer University BSN program. Tuition at Mercer University was $30,560 per year.


Bsn schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $7,577 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,158 per year, or as little as $1,863 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia BSN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
  3. Berry College - located in Mount Berry, students are charged $24,620 per year

The BSN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Georgia were:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Georgia Highlands College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,237 per year
  3. Georgia Northwestern Technical College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,268 per year

A BSN degree from a Georgia school... what next?

In Georgia, the largest numbers of nurse work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 33,790 nurses
  2. Burke County - 5,070 nurses
  3. Bryan County - 3,520 nurses

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nurses is expected to grow by 35% by 2018. There are projected to be 90,440 nurses working in the Georgia then.


nurses in Georgia earn $61,670 per year on average. However, Georgia nurse earned anywhere in the range from as less than $37,100 per year to more than $85,080 per year in 2010. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for nurses:

  1. Burke County - $65,340 per year
  2. Hall County - $64,160 per year
  3. Barrow County - $64,090 per year

On average, nurses earn the least in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Brantley County - $52,670 per year
  2. Brooks County - $53,270 per year
  3. Appling County - $53,810 per year

The nurses with highest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $61,670 per year

On average, the lowest paid nurses in Georgia were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $61,670 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Georgia statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as LPN or RN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,895 miles from location Georgia Perimeter College Decatur GA 16.7262 58% 24,549
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,704 miles from location South University-Savannah Savannah GA 17.3865 44% 13,179
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,948 miles from location West Georgia Technical College Waco GA 14.9188 n/a 7,313
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
5,861 miles from location Macon State College Macon GA 9.40475 n/a 6,615
0 miles from location Clayton State University Morrow GA 21.8026 53% 6,587
5,949 miles from location Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome GA 15.91 n/a 5,994
5,884 miles from location Darton College Albany GA 11.5575 n/a 5,854
5,941 miles from location Dalton State College Dalton GA 15.0432 n/a 5,722
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,951 miles from location Georgia Highlands College Rome GA 15.0481 100% 5,219
5,843 miles from location Athens Technical College Athens GA 14.3033 n/a 5,167
5,886 miles from location Gordon College Barnesville GA 15.3212 74% 4,545
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,932 miles from location Columbus Technical College Columbus GA 11.0556 n/a 4,172
5,837 miles from location Middle Georgia College Cochran GA 18.4475 59% 3,614
5,901 miles from location Bainbridge College Bainbridge GA 14.7401 65% 3,558
5,843 miles from location Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton GA 20.9039 87% 3,327
5,722 miles from location College of Coastal Georgia Brunswick GA 6.56276 n/a 3,080
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,763 miles from location Medical College of Georgia Augusta GA 0.865177 n/a 2,515
5,804 miles from location South Georgia College Douglas GA 18.7999 100% 2,000
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,866 miles from location Southwest Georgia Technical College Thomasville GA 14.2445 n/a 1,721
5,900 miles from location University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus Atlanta GA 8.56179 n/a 1,568
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,707 miles from location University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus Savannah GA 3.55339 n/a 668

Curious what studying BSN gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses + 65,390 $61,670 9.5%

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