With an overall population of 149,222 and a student population of 8,984, approximately 8,883 of Paterson students attend one of Paterson's schools that offer BSN programs.
Passaic County Community College is the largest BSN school in Paterson, based on student population. Approximately 70 students graduated in 2010 from Passaic County Community College with credentials in BSN.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Paterson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,584 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Paterson, your job prospects are good. There were 79,500 nurses working in New Jersey and 96,270 working in the greater Paterson area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 12% in Paterson. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Paterson is $80,980 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.