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 RN to BSN programs.
Florida Atlantic University is the largest RN to BSN school in Boca Raton, based on student population. In 2010, Florida Atlantic University graduated approximately 402 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A total of 402 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Boca Raton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Boca Raton's RN to BSN schools was $15,439 per year for instate students and $26,116 per year for out of state students.
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 at one of the Boca Raton-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $9,582 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Boca Raton, your job prospects are good. There were 151,100 nurses working in Florida and 10,720 working in the greater Boca Raton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 24% in Boca Raton. This projected 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.