With an overall population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178, approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park students attend one of Takoma Park's schools that offer BSN programs.
Washington Adventist University is the largest BSN school in Takoma Park, based on student population. In 2010, Washington Adventist University graduated approximately 24 students from its BSN program.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with a BSN degree in Takoma Park. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Takoma Park, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,480.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Takoma Park-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
If you plan on staying in Takoma Park after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Takoma Park, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 nurses in Maryland were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Takoma Park will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Takoma Park is $78,520 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.