Raleigh has a total population of 276,093 and a student population of 57,092. Of these students, 15,203 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Wake Technical Community College is the largest RN to BSN school in Raleigh, based on student population. In 2010, Wake Technical Community College graduated approximately 74 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 74 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Raleigh's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,682 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Raleigh, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 nurses in North Carolina were working in the greater Raleigh area. Raleigh's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Raleigh, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,350 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.