Pflugerville, TX (population: 43,849) has fourteen BSN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Texas at Austin, the highest ranked school in this group with a BSN program, has a total student population of 50,995. It is the 18th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
BSN students from Pflugerville 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 Austin-Round Rock area alone, there are 2,690 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $42,040. Registered nurses in this area earn $62,560/yr and there are 9,150 employed.
Pflugerville lies in Travis county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Austin-Round Rock area has 769,370 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $21.72/hr average worker wage, and a $45,180 average annual salary. Thus, about 11.887 out of every 1000 jobs in Pflugerville are held by registered nurses, and 3.494/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 14 BSN schools with a 100-mile radius of Pflugerville, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for BSN students, with San Antonio College as the lowest, reported at only $3,422/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pflugerville|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||13.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||78.8 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||86.3 miles|