Bowie has a total population of 50,269 and a student population of 5,617. Of these students, 5,617 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Bowie's largest RN to BSN school is Bowie State University. In 2010, Bowie State University graduated approximately 52 students from its RN to BSN program.
A total of 52 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Bowie in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bowie's RN to BSN schools was $18,645 per year for instate students and $29,083 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Bowie. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bowie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 51,290 nurses in Maryland. Of these nurses, 30,100 were working in the greater Bowie area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Bowie will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Bowie is $73,550 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.