With an overall population of 20,784 and a student population of 2,024, approximately 1,850 of Portsmouth students attend one of Portsmouth's schools that offer BSN programs.
Great Bay Community College is the largest BSN school in Portsmouth, based on student population. In 2010, Great Bay Community College graduated approximately 46 students from its BSN program.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a BSN degree in Portsmouth. In 2009 tuition at BSN schools in Portsmouth was $6,016 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Portsmouth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 13,870 nurses in New Hampshire, 890 were working in the greater Portsmouth area. Portsmouth's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Portsmouth, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,720 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.