Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has five BSN schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a BSN program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio.
BSN students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 5,380 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $41,950. Registered nurses in this area earn $61,890/yr and there are 16,460 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 18.124 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by registered nurses, and 5.928/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 5 BSN schools in Columbus, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capital University comes out as the most expensive ($21,441/yr) for BSN students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|