Dearborn has a total population of 97,775 and a student population of 27,335. Of these students, 17,542 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Dearborn's largest nursing school is Henry Ford Community College. In 2010, Henry Ford Community College graduated approximately 273 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 273 students graduated with a nursing degree in Dearborn. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Dearborn was $2,104 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Dearborn.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dearborn, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 87,250 nurses in Michigan. Of these nurses, 18,160 were working in the greater Dearborn area. The number of nurses in Dearborn is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Dearborn is $67,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.