With an overall population of 1,978 and a student population of 1,126, approximately 1,126 of Fort Kent students attend one of Fort Kent's schools that offer nursing programs.
Fort Kent's largest nursing school is University of Maine at Fort Kent. Approximately 40 students graduated in 2010 from University of Maine at Fort Kent with credentials in nursing.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Fort Kent in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Kent's nursing schools was $17,483 per year for instate students and $26,633 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,080 per year, on average, for room and board at Fort Kent-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,903.
If you plan on staying in Fort Kent after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Fort Kent, which is the most popular nursing profession, are not very good. There were 10,160 nurses working in Maine and 1,980 working in the greater Fort Kent area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 3% in Fort Kent. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Fort Kent, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,300 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.