Presque Isle has a total population of 9,511 and a student population of 2,565. Of these students, 1,129 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Presque Isle's largest nursing school is Northern Maine Community College. In 2010, Northern Maine Community College graduated approximately 38 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 38 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Presque Isle in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Presque Isle's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,040 per year in instate tuition and $15,560 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,540 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,780 per year, on average, for room and board at Presque Isle-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,140.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Presque Isle, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 10,160 nurses in Maine. Of these nurses, 1,980 were working in the greater Presque Isle area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 3% in Presque Isle. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Presque Isle is $22,300 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.