If you decide that you want to get a RN to BSN degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 RN to BSN schools in Salisbury, Maryland. With an overall population of 23,743 and a student population of 12,318, approximately 12,249 of Salisbury students attend one of Salisbury's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Salisbury, by student population, is Salisbury University. In 2010, Salisbury University graduated approximately 74 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 136 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Salisbury in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Salisbury's RN to BSN schools was $18,688 per year for instate students and $27,184 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,550 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,070 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,155.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Salisbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 51,290 nurses in Maryland. Of these nurses, 1,400 were working in the greater Salisbury area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Salisbury 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 Salisbury is $62,560 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.