Bowie has a general population of 50,269 and an overall student population of 5,617. Approximately 5,617 of Bowie's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Bowie State University is the largest BSN school in Bowie, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 52 students graduated from the BSN program at Bowie State University.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a BSN degree in Bowie. Tuition in 2009 at Bowie's BSN schools was $18,645 per year for instate students and $29,083 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,800 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bowie-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $8,135 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,511.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bowie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 51,290 nurses in Maryland. Of these nurses, 30,100 were working in the greater Bowie area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 22% in Bowie. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Bowie, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,550 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.