Petoskey has a total population of 6,080 and a student population of 3,123. Of these students, 3,123 are enrolled in schools that offer RN to BSN programs.
Of the 1 RN to BSN schools in Petoskey, the largest RN to BSN school, by student population, is North Central Michigan College. In 2010, North Central Michigan College graduated approximately 40 students with credentials in RN to BSN.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in RN to BSN in Petoskey in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,379 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Petoskey RN to BSN schools was an average of $12,263 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a RN to BSN program in Petoskey. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,362 per year, on average, for room and board at Petoskey-based RN to BSN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,617.
Many RN to BSN graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Petoskey, your job prospects are good. There were 87,250 nurses working in Michigan and 2,790 working in the greater Petoskey area in 2010. Petoskey's nurse workforce is projected 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 Petoskey is $55,340 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.