Paterson has a general population of 149,222 and an overall student population of 8,984. Approximately 8,883 of Paterson's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Passaic County Community College is the largest RN to BSN school in Paterson, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 70 students graduated from the RN to BSN program at Passaic County Community College.
A reported 70 students graduated with credentials in RN to 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 RN to BSN related books and supplies each year.
Many RN to 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. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 nurses in New Jersey were working in the greater Paterson area. 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. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.