College Station, TX (population: 90,406) has four RN to BSN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Prairie View A & M University, the highest ranked school in this group with a RN to BSN program, has a total student population of 8,608. It is the 628th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
RN to BSN students from College Station 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.
College Station lies in Brazos county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the College Station-Bryan area has 91,360 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.7% unemployment rate, $18.57/hr average worker wage, and a $38,620 average annual salary.
Of the 4 RN to BSN schools with a 100-mile radius of College Station, only 1 has 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 RN to BSN students, with Texas Health School as the lowest, reported at only $1,580/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from College Station|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||40.0 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||57.6 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||84.9 miles|
|Cedar Park||TX||72,258||0||-||0||90.8 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||91.3 miles|