Escanaba has a general population of 13,140 and an overall student population of 2,784. Approximately 2,742 of Escanaba's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Escanaba, by student population, is Bay de Noc Community College. In 2010, Bay de Noc Community College graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 145 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Escanaba in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Escanaba's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,157 per year in instate tuition and $14,505 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,344.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Escanaba, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 87,250 nurses in Michigan, 2,550 were working in the greater Escanaba area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Escanaba. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Escanaba is $54,640 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.