Bradenton has a total population of 49,504 and a student population of 13,686. Of these students, 11,746 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Bradenton, by student population, is State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota. In 2010, State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota graduated approximately 118 students from its RN to BSN program.
A reported 118 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Bradenton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Bradenton was $2,640 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Bradenton.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bradenton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 151,100 nurses in Florida. Of these nurses, 5,960 were working in the greater Bradenton area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Bradenton 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 Bradenton is $57,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.