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 RN to BSN programs.
Camden's largest RN to BSN school is Rutgers University-Camden. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Rutgers University-Camden.
A total of 51 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Camden in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Camden's RN to 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.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,431 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Camden. And if you live on campus at one of the Camden-based RN to BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
If you plan on staying in Camden after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Camden, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, 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, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.