Marquette has a total population of 19,661 and a student population of 9,428. Of these students, 9,428 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Marquette's largest nursing school is Northern Michigan University. In 2010, Northern Michigan University graduated approximately 89 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with a nursing degree in Marquette. Tuition in 2009 at Marquette's nursing schools was $17,680 per year for instate students and $22,054 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $830 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Marquette-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,834.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Marquette, your job prospects are good. There were 87,250 nurses working in Michigan and 2,550 working in the greater Marquette area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Marquette will 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 Marquette is $54,640 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.