Saranac Lake has a general population of 5,041 and an overall student population of 2,198. Approximately 2,198 of Saranac Lake's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Saranac Lake, the largest BSN school, by student population, is North Country Community College. In 2010, approximately 63 students graduated from the BSN program at North Country Community College.
A reported 63 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Saranac Lake in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,860 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Saranac Lake BSN schools was an average of $21,300 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Saranac Lake-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Saranac Lake, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 162,860 nurses in New York. Of these nurses, 4,320 were working in the greater Saranac Lake area. The number of nurses in Saranac Lake is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Saranac Lake is $58,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.