Amherst's largest BSN school is University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2010, University of Massachusetts Amherst graduated approximately 161 students from its BSN program.
In 2010, 161 students graduated with a BSN degree in Amherst. If you decide to attend one of Amherst's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,593 per year in instate tuition and $34,090 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Amherst-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $6,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Amherst after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Amherst, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. The government projects that the number of nurses in Amherst will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.