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 RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Sumter, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Central Carolina Technical College. In 2010, Central Carolina Technical College graduated approximately 175 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 175 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Sumter in 2010. 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 RN to BSN related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse 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.
As a nurse in Sumter, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.