With an overall population of 119,128 and a student population of 21,903, approximately 21,123 of Lansing students attend one of Lansing's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Lansing, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Lansing Community College. In 2010, approximately 198 students graduated from the Nursing program at Lansing Community College.
In 2010, 475 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Lansing. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,240 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lansing, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 nurses in Michigan were working in the greater Lansing area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Lansing. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Lansing, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,700 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.