Mishawaka has a total population of 46,557 and a student population of 2,370. Of these students, 2,165 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Mishawaka, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Bethel College. Approximately 113 students graduated in 2010 from Bethel College with credentials in nursing.
A total of 119 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Mishawaka in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Mishawaka was $21,578 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,560 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Mishawaka. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,250 per year, on average, for room and board at Mishawaka-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,138.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mishawaka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 57,310 nurses in Indiana, 2,780 were working in the greater Mishawaka area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Mishawaka 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 Mishawaka is $54,650 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.