The largest RN to BSN school in Amherst, by student population, is University of Massachusetts Amherst. In 2010, University of Massachusetts Amherst graduated approximately 161 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 161 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Amherst in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,593 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Amherst RN to BSN schools was an average of $34,090 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,785 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Amherst, your job prospects are good. The number of nurses in Amherst is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.