Boise City, ID (population: 210,099) has one LPN to BSN school within a 2000-mile radius of its city center. South University-Montgomery has a total student population of 661. It is the 4177th highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
LPN to BSN students from Boise City schools who go on to become nurses, LPNs, RNs, nurse educators, 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 Boise City-Nampa area alone, there are 1,140 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $41,460. Registered nurses in this area earn $65,250/yr and there are 5,120 employed.
Boise City lies in Ada county, which is one of the 33 counties in Idaho. Overall, the Boise City-Nampa area has 264,010 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $39,600 average annual salary. Thus, about 19 out of every 1000 jobs in Boise City are held by registered nurses, and 4/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University-Montgomery ends up costing a student $20,186/yr.