Providence, Rhode Island has 2 RN to BSN schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in RN to BSN. Providence has a total population of 173,618 and a student population of 36,049. Of these students, 9,353 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 2 RN to BSN schools in Providence, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Rhode Island College. Approximately 150 students graduated in 2010 from Rhode Island College with credentials in RN to BSN.
A total of 182 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN from RN to BSN schools in Providence in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Providence's RN to BSN schools was $17,666 per year for instate students and $26,746 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for RN to BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,818 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,942.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Providence, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,450 nurses in Rhode Island. Of these nurses, 14,550 were working in the greater Providence area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Providence 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 Providence is $69,220 per year, which is the same as the average for nurses state-wide.
600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Less than 1 year certificate
200 High Service Ave, North Providence, Rhode Island 02904
2-4 years certificate