Boca Raton has a general population of 74,764 and an overall student population of 30,283. Approximately 27,637 of Boca Raton's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Boca Raton's largest BSN school is Florida Atlantic University. In 2010, approximately 402 students graduated from the BSN program at Florida Atlantic University.
In 2010, 402 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Boca Raton's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,439 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Boca Raton BSN schools was an average of $26,116 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,582 per year, on average, for room and board at Boca Raton-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Boca Raton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 151,100 nurses in Florida. Of these nurses, 10,720 were working in the greater Boca Raton area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Boca Raton will increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Boca Raton is $64,390 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.