Framingham has a general population of 66,910 and an overall student population of 6,063. Approximately 5,989 of Framingham's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Framingham State University is the largest BSN school in Framingham, based on student population. Approximately 22 students graduated in 2010 from Framingham State University with credentials in BSN.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Framingham in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Framingham's BSN schools was $18,938 per year for instate students and $25,018 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Framingham. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,148 per year, on average, for room and board at Framingham-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,840.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Framingham, your job prospects are good. There were 83,320 nurses working in Massachusetts and 2,990 working in the greater Framingham area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Framingham. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Framingham is $73,620 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.