Loretto has a general population of 1,190 and an overall student population of 2,300. Approximately 2,300 of Loretto's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Loretto's largest BSN school is Saint Francis University. In 2010, Saint Francis University graduated approximately 8 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a BSN degree in Loretto. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Loretto, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,554.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Loretto-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $8,716 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,554.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Loretto, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 135,400 nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these nurses, 2,060 were working in the greater Loretto area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Loretto. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Loretto, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,680 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.