Hagerstown has a total population of 36,687 and a student population of 4,606. Of these students, 4,452 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Hagerstown, by student population, is Hagerstown Community College. In 2010, Hagerstown Community College graduated approximately 65 students from its RN to BSN program.
A total of 65 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Hagerstown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,634 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hagerstown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 51,290 nurses in Maryland, 2,050 were working in the greater Hagerstown area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Hagerstown will increase by 22% 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 Hagerstown is $64,940 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.