Benton Harbor has a general population of 11,182 and an overall student population of 4,688. Approximately 4,688 of Benton Harbor's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Lake Michigan College is the largest nursing school in Benton Harbor, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 53 students graduated from the Nursing program at Lake Michigan College.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a nursing degree in Benton Harbor. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Benton Harbor was $3,105 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Benton Harbor, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 49,520 nurses in Michigan. Of these nurses, 970 were working in the greater Benton Harbor area. The number of nurses in Benton Harbor is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Benton Harbor is $25,400 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.