With an overall population of 9,888 and a student population of 7,576, approximately 7,576 of East Stroudsburg students attend one of East Stroudsburg's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in East Stroudsburg, by student population, is East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. Approximately 30 students graduated in 2010 from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania with credentials in BSN.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in East Stroudsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,300 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Stroudsburg BSN schools was an average of $25,736 per year in 2009.
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 BSN program in East Stroudsburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,418 per year, on average, for room and board at East Stroudsburg-based BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,050.
Many BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in East Stroudsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 135,400 nurses in Pennsylvania, 2,370 were working in the greater East Stroudsburg area. East Stroudsburg's nurse workforce is projected to 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 East Stroudsburg is $54,400 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.