Fairfield University is the largest RN to BSN school in Fairfield, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 133 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Fairfield University.
A total of 133 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Fairfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $37,490 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $40,790.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fairfield, your job prospects are good. There were 36,720 nurses working in Connecticut and 7,500 working in the greater Fairfield area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Fairfield will 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 Fairfield is $71,080 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.