Bloomington has a total population of 69,291 and a student population of 48,301. Of these students, 5,906 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Bloomington, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from Ivy Tech Community College-Bloominton with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 113 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Bloomington's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Bloomington, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Bloomington, your job prospects are good. There were 57,310 nurses working in Indiana and 1,340 working in the greater Bloomington area in 2010. The number of nurses in Bloomington is expected to 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 Bloomington is $55,570 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.