Farmingdale has a general population of 8,399 and an overall student population of 6,988. Approximately 6,988 of Farmingdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Farmingdale State College is the largest BSN school in Farmingdale, based on student population. In 2010, Farmingdale State College graduated approximately 141 students from its BSN program.
A reported 141 students graduated with credentials in BSN in Farmingdale in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Farmingdale's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,968 per year in instate tuition and $27,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,245 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a BSN program in Farmingdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Farmingdale-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
After graduating with your credentials in BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Farmingdale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 nurses in New York were working in the greater Farmingdale area. Farmingdale's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Farmingdale, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.