Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has six RN to BSN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Sentara School of Health Professions, the highest ranked school in this group with a RN to BSN program, has a total student population of 410. It is the 818th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
RN to BSN students from Virginia Beach 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.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary.
Of the 6 RN to BSN schools with a 100-mile radius of Virginia Beach, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing comes out as the most expensive ($18,423/yr) for RN to BSN students, with Paul D Camp Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,247/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|