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.

Cost

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.

Salary

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

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