Poughkeepsie has a total population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858. Of these students, 9,823 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Poughkeepsie, the largest BSN school, by student population, is Dutchess Community College. In 2010, Dutchess Community College graduated approximately 101 students from its BSN program.
In 2010, 101 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Poughkeepsie's BSN schools. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,320.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,225 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 Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 4,950 were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Poughkeepsie. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,290 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.