Harrisburg has a general population of 48,950 and an overall student population of 24,802. Approximately 22,529 of Harrisburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Harrisburg, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. In 2010, Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg graduated approximately 258 students with credentials in BSN.
A reported 258 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Harrisburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Harrisburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,480.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Harrisburg after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Harrisburg, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 135,400 nurses in Pennsylvania, 6,840 were working in the greater Harrisburg area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Harrisburg will increase by 16% 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 Harrisburg is $63,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.