With an overall population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858, approximately 9,823 of Poughkeepsie students attend one of Poughkeepsie's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Dutchess Community College is the largest RN to BSN school in Poughkeepsie, based on student population. Approximately 101 students graduated in 2010 from Dutchess Community College with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 101 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Poughkeepsie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,320 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,225 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Poughkeepsie.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are good. There were 162,860 nurses working in New York and 4,950 working in the greater Poughkeepsie area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Poughkeepsie will increase by 13% 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 Poughkeepsie is $72,290 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.