BSN in Kansas

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 2.3% of Kansas graduates receive degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 2,046 nurses graduate from Kansas' 34 BSN schools.

Top Schools

Southwestern College, which was ranked 46th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a BSN program. It is located in Winfield. In 2010, Southwestern College graduated 18 students from its BSN program. Southwestern College charged in-state students $20,656 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a BSN program is Newman University, which is located in Wichita. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. 43 students graduated with degree in BSN from Newman University in 2010. The tuition rate at Newman University was $20,712 per year.

The third-ranked school in Kansas with a BSN program is University of Kansas, which is located in Lawrence. In 2010, it was ranked 63rd nationwide. In 2010, 152 students graduated from University of Kansas BSN program. The tuition rate at University of Kansas was $8,733 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Kansas' BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,285 per year, though tuition can range from $22,280 per year to $1,980 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas BSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Hesston College - located in Hesston, students are charged $20,700 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Kansas BSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Garden City Community College - located in Garden City, students are charged $2,112 per year

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

The Kansas counties with the largest populations of nurse are:

  1. Allen County - 8,310 nurses
  2. Butler County - 6,370 nurses
  3. Jackson County - 2,780 nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurses in the state of Kansas will grow to 32,910. This would require a 21% growth in the profession.

Salary

nurses in Kansas earn $57,470 per year on average. However, Kansas nurse earned anywhere in the range from as less than $36,670 per year to more than $85,140 per year in 2010. On average nurse earn the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Jackson County - $57,500 per year
  2. Butler County - $55,350 per year
  3. Allen County - $53,120 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for nurses are:

  1. Douglas County - $51,610 per year
  2. Geary County - $51,810 per year
  3. Allen County - $53,120 per year

On average, the highest paid nurses in Kansas were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $57,470 per year

On average, the lowest paid nurses in Kansas were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $57,470 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as LPN or RN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
  • Certificate in Nursing in Kansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses 28,070 $57,470 10.8%
 

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