If you are interested in pursuing BSN, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 BSN schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Bethlehem has a total population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642. Of these students, 13,253 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Bethlehem, by student population, is Northampton County Area Community College. In 2010, Northampton County Area Community College graduated approximately 95 students from its BSN program.
A total of 129 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Bethlehem in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bethlehem's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $30,632 per year in instate tuition and $32,312 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,125 for BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,795 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethlehem-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,814.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bethlehem, your job prospects are good. There were 135,400 nurses working in Pennsylvania and 7,700 working in the greater Bethlehem area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Bethlehem will increase by 16% 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 Bethlehem is $64,730 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599
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1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650