Suffern has a general population of 11,006 and an overall student population of 7,305. Approximately 7,283 of Suffern's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Rockland Community College is the largest RN to BSN school in Suffern, based on student population. Approximately 100 students graduated in 2010 from Rockland Community College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree in Suffern. In 2009 tuition at RN to BSN schools in Suffern was $3,549 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Suffern.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Suffern, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 162,860 nurses in New York. Of these nurses, 96,270 were working in the greater Suffern area. The number of nurses in Suffern is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Suffern is $80,980 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.