Presque Isle has a total population of 9,511 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 1,129 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Presque Isle, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Northern Maine Community College. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the BSN program at Northern Maine Community College.
A reported 38 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Presque Isle in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,040 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Presque Isle BSN schools was an average of $15,560 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,540 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Presque Isle-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,140.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Presque Isle, your job prospects are good. There were 14,500 nurses working in Maine and 1,710 working in the greater Presque Isle area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Presque Isle will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Presque Isle is $57,100 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.