Austin, TX (population: 792,778) has four RN to BSN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Baylor University, the highest ranked school in this group with a RN to BSN program, has a total student population of 14,614. It is the 879th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
RN to BSN students from Austin 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.
Austin 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.
Of the 4 RN to BSN schools with a 100-mile radius of Austin, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Careers comes out as the most expensive ($33,588/yr) for RN to BSN students, with Baptist Health System School of Health Professions as the lowest, reported at only $13,191/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Austin|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||14.6 miles|
|San Antonio||TX||1,402,013||34||23.3851||958||74.4 miles|
|College Station||TX||90,406||1||0.218495||0||88.2 miles|