Cloquet has a total population of 11,201 and a student population of 2,305. Of these students, 2,305 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Cloquet, by student population, is Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College. In 2010, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College graduated approximately 67 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 125 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Cloquet in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cloquet's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,630 per year in instate tuition and $24,738 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $910 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Cloquet-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,630.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Cloquet, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 56,830 nurses in Minnesota, 3,690 were working in the greater Cloquet area. Cloquet's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Cloquet is $67,580 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.