With an overall population of 6,293 and a student population of 1,162, approximately 1,162 of Ironwood students attend one of Ironwood's schools that offer BSN programs.
The largest BSN school in Ironwood, by student population, is Gogebic Community College. Approximately 56 students graduated in 2010 from Gogebic Community College with credentials in BSN.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a BSN degree in Ironwood. If you decide to attend one of Ironwood's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,413 per year in instate tuition and $10,219 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ironwood-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
If you plan on staying in Ironwood after graduating from BSN school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Ironwood, which is the most popular BSN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 87,250 nurses in Michigan, 2,550 were working in the greater Ironwood area. The number of nurses in Ironwood is expected 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 Ironwood is $54,640 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.