Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has two RN to BSN schools within its city limits. Galen College of Nursing-Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a RN to BSN program, has a total student population of 1,087. It is the 1525th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
RN to BSN students from Louisville schools who go on to become registered nurses, nurses, RNs, 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.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary.
Of the 2 RN to BSN schools in Louisville, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,363/yr) for RN to BSN students, with Galen College of Nursing-Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $17,160/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|