Fitchburg has a general population of 39,102 and an overall student population of 7,119. Approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Fitchburg, by student population, is Fitchburg State University. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 39 students from its BSN program.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Fitchburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,420 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fitchburg BSN schools was an average of $23,500 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Fitchburg, your job prospects are good. There were 83,320 nurses working in Massachusetts and 1,300 working in the greater Fitchburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Fitchburg will increase by 17% 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 Fitchburg is $76,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.