New Bern, NC has one BSN school within its city limits. Craven Community College has a total student population of 3,458. It is the 5452nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 125th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
BSN students from New Bern schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,000 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $38,240. Registered nurses in this area earn $54,880/yr and there are 3,470 employed.
New Bern lies in Craven county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 17.737 out of every 1000 jobs in New Bern are held by registered nurses, and 5.130/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Craven Community College ends up costing a student $4,388/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Bern|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||32.2 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||73.0 miles|