La Plata has a general population of 6,551 and an overall student population of 8,810. Approximately 8,810 of La Plata's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in La Plata, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is College of Southern Maryland. In 2010, approximately 94 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at College of Southern Maryland.
In 2010, 94 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of La Plata's RN to BSN schools. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in La Plata was $2,952 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in La Plata, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 51,290 nurses in Maryland. Of these nurses, 30,100 were working in the greater La Plata area. La Plata's nurse workforce is projected to 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 La Plata is $73,550 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.