Fitchburg has a general population of 39,102 and an overall student population of 7,119. Approximately 7,043 of Fitchburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Fitchburg State University is the largest RN to BSN school in Fitchburg, based on student population. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 39 students from its RN to BSN program.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Fitchburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fitchburg's RN to BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,420 per year in instate tuition and $23,500 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
If you plan on staying in Fitchburg after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Fitchburg, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. There were 83,320 nurses working in Massachusetts and 1,300 working in the greater Fitchburg area in 2010. Fitchburg's nurse workforce is projected to 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 Fitchburg is $76,730 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.