Enterprise, AL has twenty BSN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a BSN program, has a total student population of 24,602. It is the 115th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Alabama.
BSN students from Enterprise schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 980 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $31,660. Registered nurses in this area earn $55,290/yr and there are 1,290 employed.
Enterprise lies in Dale county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area has 86,960 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $16.50/hr average worker wage, and a $34,320 average annual salary. Thus, about 14.823 out of every 1000 jobs in Enterprise are held by registered nurses, and 11.321/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 20 BSN schools with a 100-mile radius of Enterprise, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr) for BSN students, with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,438/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Enterprise|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||76.7 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||91.7 miles|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||94.4 miles|