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 RN to BSN programs.
Portsmouth's largest RN to BSN school is Great Bay Community College. In 2010, Great Bay Community College graduated approximately 46 students from its RN to BSN program.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Portsmouth's RN to BSN schools. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Portsmouth was $6,016 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Portsmouth.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Portsmouth, your job prospects are good. There were 13,870 nurses working in New Hampshire and 890 working in the greater Portsmouth area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Portsmouth. 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.