With an overall population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828, approximately 5,781 of Camden students attend one of Camden's schools that offer BSN programs.
Rutgers University-Camden is the largest BSN school in Camden, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the BSN program at Rutgers University-Camden.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Camden in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Camden's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in instate tuition and $35,894 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,431 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board at Camden-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Camden, your job prospects are good. There were 79,500 nurses working in New Jersey and 12,040 working in the greater Camden area in 2010. Camden's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Camden is $73,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.