Hancock has a general population of 4,323 and an overall student population of 589. Approximately 589 of Hancock's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Hancock's largest nursing school is Finlandia University. In 2010, Finlandia University graduated approximately 27 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a nursing degree in Hancock. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Hancock was $18,436 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Hancock. And if you live on campus at one of the Hancock-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,974 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,536.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Hancock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 nurses in Michigan were working in the greater Hancock area. Hancock's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Hancock is $54,640 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.