Petoskey has a general population of 6,080 and an overall student population of 3,123. Approximately 3,123 of Petoskey's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
North Central Michigan College is the largest nursing school in Petoskey, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Nursing program at North Central Michigan College.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with a nursing degree in Petoskey. If you decide to attend one of Petoskey's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $11,379 per year in instate tuition and $12,263 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,362 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,617.
If you plan on staying in Petoskey after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Petoskey, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 87,250 nurses working in Michigan and 2,790 working in the greater Petoskey area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Petoskey. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Petoskey is $55,340 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.