Allentown has a general population of 106,632 and an overall student population of 5,807. Approximately 1,887 of Allentown's students are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
The largest RN to BSN school in Allentown, by student population, is Cedar Crest College. In 2010, Cedar Crest College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
If you decide to attend a RN to BSN school in Allentown, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,135.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,321 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $31,735.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Allentown, your job prospects are good. There were 135,400 nurses working in Pennsylvania and 7,700 working in the greater Allentown area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Allentown will increase by 16% 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 Allentown is $64,730 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.