Bloomsburg has a total population of 12,375 and a student population of 9,512. Of these students, 9,512 are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Bloomsburg, by student population, is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 70 students from its BSN program.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a BSN degree from one of Bloomsburg's BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,400 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bloomsburg BSN schools was an average of $27,836 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,588 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bloomsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 135,400 nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these nurses, 2,370 were working in the greater Bloomsburg area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Bloomsburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Bloomsburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,400 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.