With an overall population of 74,848 and a student population of 6,723, approximately 6,617 of Danbury students attend one of Danbury's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Western Connecticut State University is the largest RN to BSN school in Danbury, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 63 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Western Connecticut State University.
In 2010, 63 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Danbury. If you decide to attend one of Danbury's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,055 per year in instate tuition and $31,747 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,517 per year, on average, for room and board at Danbury-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,640.
If you plan on staying in Danbury after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Danbury, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 36,720 nurses in Connecticut, 1,260 were working in the greater Danbury area. Danbury's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 14% 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 Danbury is $72,840 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.