With an overall population of 26,475 and a student population of 2,634, approximately 2,584 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Salve Regina University is the largest RN to BSN school in Newport, based on student population. In 2010, Salve Regina University graduated approximately 78 students from its RN to BSN program.
A total of 78 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Newport in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Newport. 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.
If you plan on staying in Newport after graduating from RN to BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Newport, which is the most popular RN to BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 12,450 nurses in Rhode Island, 14,550 were working in the greater Newport area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Newport will 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, which is the same as the average for nurses state-wide.