Sumter has a total population of 39,643 and a student population of 5,148. Of these students, 4,137 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Central Carolina Technical College is the largest BSN school in Sumter, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 175 students graduated from the BSN program at Central Carolina Technical College.
In 2010, 175 students graduated with a BSN certificate in Sumter. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,320 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $945 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sumter, your job prospects are good. There were 38,400 nurses working in South Carolina and 690 working in the greater Sumter area in 2010. Sumter's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Sumter is $53,110 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.