Chicopee has a total population of 54,653 and a student population of 1,260. Of these students, 1,260 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Chicopee, the largest BSN school, by student population, is College of Our Lady of the Elms. In 2010, College of Our Lady of the Elms graduated approximately 110 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 110 students graduated with a BSN degree in Chicopee. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Chicopee was $26,260 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicopee-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
If you plan on staying in Chicopee after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Chicopee, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 83,320 nurses in Massachusetts, 6,610 were working in the greater Chicopee area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Chicopee will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Chicopee is $71,200 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.