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Nursing Schools in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Nursing Schools in Bridgeport, CT

Bridgeport, Connecticut has 5 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. Bridgeport has a general population of 139,529 and an overall student population of 17,911. Approximately 12,314 of Bridgeport's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Of the 5 nursing schools in Bridgeport, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing. In 2010, approximately 87 students graduated from the Nursing program at Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing.

In 2010, 290 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Bridgeport's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Bridgeport was $13,981 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $993 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Bridgeport. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,246 per year, on average, for room and board at Bridgeport-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,425.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Bridgeport

Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bridgeport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 nurses in Connecticut were working in the greater Bridgeport area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 14% in Bridgeport. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Bridgeport is $71,080 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Bridgeport
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Sacred Heart UniversitySacred Heart University

    Address:
    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Housatonic Community CollegeHousatonic Community College

    Address:
    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  3. 3St Vincent's CollegeSt Vincent's College

    Address:
    2800 Main St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-4201

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  4. 4Bridgeport Hospital School of NursingBridgeport Hospital School of Nursing

    Address:
    200 Mill Hill Ave, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06610

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

  5. 5Bullard-Havens Technical High School

    Address:
    500 Palisade Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06610

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

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