International Falls has a total population of 6,703 and a student population of 338. Of these students, 338 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Rainy River Community College is the largest nursing school in International Falls, based on student population. Approximately 44 students graduated in 2010 from Rainy River Community College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 56 students graduated with credentials in nursing in International Falls in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,151 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all International Falls nursing schools was an average of $12,357 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in International Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,280 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,471.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in International Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 56,830 nurses in Minnesota. Of these nurses, 900 were working in the greater International Falls area. The government projects that the number of nurses in International Falls will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in International Falls is $61,980 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.