Waterbury has a general population of 107,271 and an overall student population of 9,880. Approximately 6,725 of Waterbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Waterbury's largest RN to BSN school is Naugatuck Valley Community College. In 2010, Naugatuck Valley Community College graduated approximately 91 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 91 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Waterbury. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Waterbury was $3,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Waterbury.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waterbury, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 nurses in Connecticut were working in the greater Waterbury area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Waterbury 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 Waterbury is $68,420 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.