Kalamazoo, Michigan has 2 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. Kalamazoo has a general population of 77,145 and an overall student population of 38,972. Approximately 36,575 of Kalamazoo's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 2 nursing schools in Kalamazoo, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Western Michigan University. In 2010, approximately 94 students graduated from the Nursing program at Western Michigan University.
A total of 236 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Kalamazoo in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Kalamazoo's nursing schools was $20,298 per year for instate students and $31,418 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,784 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,169.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Kalamazoo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 87,250 nurses in Michigan, 3,290 were working in the greater Kalamazoo area. Kalamazoo's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 20% 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 Kalamazoo is $63,590 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
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