With an overall population of 11,304 and a student population of 2,077, approximately 2,077 of Alpena students attend one of Alpena's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Alpena, by student population, is Alpena Community College. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Nursing program at Alpena Community College.
A total of 62 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Alpena in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Alpena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,040.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alpena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 49,520 nurses in Michigan. Of these nurses, 1,660 were working in the greater Alpena area. The number of nurses in Alpena is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Alpena, you can expect to make an average salary of $22,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.