With an overall population of 9,168 and a student population of 1,294, approximately 486 of Bennington students attend one of Bennington's schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Bennington, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is Southern Vermont College. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Southern Vermont College with credentials in RN to BSN.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a RN to BSN degree from one of Bennington's RN to BSN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,880 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for RN to BSN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Bennington-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,680.
After graduating with your credentials in RN to BSN, if you decide to work as a nurse in Bennington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 5,690 nurses in Vermont. Of these nurses, 2,280 were working in the greater Bennington area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Bennington will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Bennington is $60,850 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.