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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Michigan


Around 3.0% of Michigan's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. Thus, Michigan's 69 nursing schools put out approximately 8,558 nurses each year.

Top Schools

Michigan State University, which is located in East Lansing, is the top-ranked school in Michigan that has a nursing program. It received a ranking of 16th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated 237 students from its nursing program. Michigan State University charged in-state students $11,152 in tuition fees per year.

Grand Valley State University, which was ranked 29th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Michigan that has a nursing program. It is located in Allendale. 253 students graduated with degree in nursing from Grand Valley State University in 2010. Students at Grand Valley State University paid $9,088 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Michigan with a nursing program is Andrews University, which is located in Berrien Springs. In 2010, it was ranked 37th nationwide. In 2010, 26 students graduated from Andrews University nursing program. Andrews University charged in-state students $22,242 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at Michigan's nursing schools ranges from $30,660 per year to $2,028 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,083 per year. In 2010, the nursing schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Michigan were:

  1. University of Detroit Mercy - located in Detroit, students are charged $30,660 per year
  2. Hope College - located in Holland, students are charged $26,510 per year
  3. Calvin College - located in Grand Rapids, students are charged $24,870 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Michigan nursing schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. West Shore Community College - located in Scottville, students are charged $2,028 per year
  2. Washtenaw Community College - located in Ann Arbor, students are charged $2,088 per year
  3. Henry Ford Community College - located in Dearborn, students are charged $2,104 per year

A nursing degree from a Michigan school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs nursing graduates in Michigan pursue include licensed practical nurse, family nurse practitioner, critical care clinical nurse specialist, and patient care assistant. Michigan had 165,670 nurses in 2010. 86,040 of these nurses were registered nurses, 18,410 were licensed practical nurses, and 1,790 were family nurse practitioners. In Michigan, the largest numbers of nurse work in the following counties:

  1. Lapeer County - 36,410 nurses
  2. Wayne County - 32,520 nurses
  3. Barry County - 15,750 nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of nurses in the state of Michigan will grow to 198,680. This would require a 15% growth in the field.

Salary

On average, nurses earn $58,716 per year. But, salaries for nurse can vary. In 2010, nurse made as little as less than $17,360 per year or as much as more than $156,890 per year in Michigan. Nurses in the following Michigan counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Antrim County - $79,010 per year
  2. Allegan County - $64,244 per year
  3. Washtenaw County - $63,588 per year

The following counties in Michigan have the lowest average salaries for nurse:

  1. Alcona County - $47,688 per year
  2. Jackson County - $48,095 per year
  3. Monroe County - $49,873 per year

The nurses with highest average salaries in Michigan were:

  1. Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist - $85,980 per year
  2. Family Nurse Practitioner - $75,900 per year
  3. Registered Nurse - $63,970 per year

The nurses with lowest average salaries in Michigan were:

  1. Licensed Practical Nurse - $42,240 per year
  2. Patient Care Assistant - $25,490 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Michigan and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or LPN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Michigan
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Michigan
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Michigan
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Michigan
  • Certificate in Nursing in Michigan

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,923 miles from location Dorsey Business Schools-Saginaw Saginaw MI n/a n/a n/a
5,885 miles from location Dorsey Business Schools-Waterford Pontiac Pontiac MI n/a n/a n/a
5,944 miles from location Michigan State University East Lansing MI 83.667 40% 47,071
5,901 miles from location University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 52.5737 41% 41,674
5,871 miles from location Wayne State University Detroit MI 28.8305 38% 31,786
5,881 miles from location Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills MI 13.5337 n/a 28,042
6,000 miles from location Western Michigan University Kalamazoo MI 34.0778 31% 24,576
6,017 miles from location Grand Valley State University Allendale MI 70.8032 35% 24,408
5,867 miles from location Macomb Community College Warren MI 13.6456 n/a 24,376
5,898 miles from location Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 62.0788 31% 22,893
5,948 miles from location Lansing Community College Lansing MI 16.5641 n/a 21,123
5,870 miles from location Wayne County Community College District Detroit MI 9.57621 n/a 20,770
5,878 miles from location Oakland University Rochester MI 28.3132 36% 18,918
5,879 miles from location Henry Ford Community College Dearborn MI 10.2952 n/a 17,542
6,006 miles from location Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids MI 12.7836 n/a 16,944
5,901 miles from location Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor MI 12.1404 n/a 14,202
5,999 miles from location Ferris State University Big Rapids MI 29.008 35% 13,865
5,890 miles from location Schoolcraft College Livonia MI 14.2976 n/a 13,042
5,905 miles from location Mott Community College Flint MI 10.8541 n/a 12,151
6,004 miles from location Kalamazoo Valley Community College Kalamazoo MI 9.81337 n/a 11,999
5,998 miles from location Davenport University Grand Rapids MI 17.9777 42% 11,507
5,923 miles from location Delta College University Center MI 14.2836 n/a 11,354
5,923 miles from location Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 25.4946 33% 10,498
6,101 miles from location Northern Michigan University Marquette MI 29.1086 41% 9,428
5,906 miles from location University of Michigan-Flint Flint MI 57.7428 35% 7,773
5,938 miles from location Jackson Community College Jackson MI 12.2419 n/a 7,729
5,906 miles from location Baker College of Flint Flint MI 8.69426 n/a 7,277
5,864 miles from location Baker College of Clinton Township Clinton Township MI 8.1289 n/a 6,455
6,033 miles from location Baker College of Muskegon Muskegon MI 11.8393 n/a 6,132
5,979 miles from location Kellogg Community College Battle Creek MI 12.6312 n/a 5,976
5,875 miles from location University of Detroit Mercy Detroit MI 27.1221 30% 5,585
6,033 miles from location Muskegon Community College Muskegon MI 11.0122 n/a 5,144
6,008 miles from location Northwestern Michigan College Traverse City MI 12.7466 n/a 5,065
5,842 miles from location St Clair County Community College Port Huron MI 11.3268 n/a 4,884
5,964 miles from location Mid Michigan Community College Harrison MI 6.14891 n/a 4,767
6,040 miles from location Lake Michigan College Benton Harbor MI 9.92778 n/a 4,688
0 miles from location Monroe County Community College Monroe MI 15.7279 n/a 4,624
5,882 miles from location Baker College of Auburn Hills Auburn Hills MI 10.7476 n/a 4,285
5,888 miles from location Madonna University Livonia MI 61.5051 36% 4,211
5,946 miles from location Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor MI 60.8655 24% 4,120
6,002 miles from location Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 34.2296 40% 4,092
5,930 miles from location Baker College of Owosso Owosso MI 12.0785 n/a 3,637
6,037 miles from location Andrews University Berrien Springs MI 63.2907 42% 3,589
6,027 miles from location Hope College Holland MI 34.8469 32% 3,230
5,980 miles from location North Central Michigan College Petoskey MI 14.8083 n/a 3,123
6,024 miles from location Southwestern Michigan College Dowagiac MI 12.9702 n/a 2,970
6,084 miles from location Bay de Noc Community College Escanaba MI 15.597 n/a 2,742
5,957 miles from location Lake Superior State University Sault Sainte Marie MI 21.3389 49% 2,588
5,917 miles from location Siena Heights University Adrian MI 23.1842 35% 2,351
5,978 miles from location Montcalm Community College Sidney MI 12.4097 n/a 2,328
5,877 miles from location University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus Troy MI 7.14524 n/a 2,255
5,905 miles from location Alpena Community College Alpena MI 16.3076 n/a 2,077
5,996 miles from location Baker College of Cadillac Cadillac MI 14.9101 n/a 2,070
5,949 miles from location Kirtland Community College Roscommon MI 10.9292 n/a 1,972
5,994 miles from location Glen Oaks Community College Centreville MI 8.4541 n/a 1,691
5,881 miles from location Everest Institute-Southfield Southfield MI 31.7676 100% 1,575
6,043 miles from location West Shore Community College Scottville MI 10.8849 n/a 1,553
5,890 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Canton Canton MI 22.6225 100% 1,296
6,232 miles from location Gogebic Community College Ironwood MI 24.1512 n/a 1,162
6,004 miles from location Everest Institute-Grand Rapids Grand Rapids MI 32.5858 100% 1,005
6,158 miles from location Finlandia University Hancock MI 22.8807 49% 589
5,864 miles from location Dorsey Business Schools-Roseville Roseville MI 24.5275 n/a 572
6,006 miles from location University of Phoenix-West Michigan Campus Grand Rapids MI 7.2655 n/a 453
5,878 miles from location Dorsey Business Schools-Southgate Southgate MI 19.9287 n/a 291
5,979 miles from location The Robert B Miller College Battle Creek MI 1.3853 n/a 290
5,887 miles from location Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne Wayne MI 11.6217 n/a 248
5,874 miles from location Dorsey Business Schools-Madison Heights Madison Heights MI 23.383 n/a 236
5,997 miles from location Michigan Career and Technical Institute Plainwell MI 44.843 57% 224
5,887 miles from location Dorsey Business Schools-Farmington Hills Farmington MI n/a n/a 130
 

Curious what studying Nursing gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Michigan

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 86,040 $63,970 5.7%
2
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 49,570 $25,490 1.2%
3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 18,410 $42,240 3.1%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 9,860 $85,980 31.1%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 1,790 $75,900 -27.8%
 

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