Newport has a general population of 26,475 and an overall student population of 2,634. Approximately 2,584 of Newport's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Newport, by student population, is Salve Regina University. In 2010, Salve Regina University graduated approximately 78 students with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 78 students graduated with a BSN degree in Newport. If you decide to attend a BSN school in Newport, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,000.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 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 Newport, your job prospects are good. There were 12,450 nurses working in Rhode Island and 14,550 working in the greater Newport area in 2010. The number of nurses in Newport is expected to increase by 18% 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 Newport is $69,220 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for nurses.