Monroe has a general population of 22,076 and an overall student population of 9,446. Approximately 4,624 of Monroe's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Monroe's largest nursing school is Monroe County Community College. In 2010, approximately 42 students graduated from the Nursing program at Monroe County Community College.
A reported 58 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Monroe in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Monroe was $2,240 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 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 Monroe, your job prospects are good. There were 49,520 nurses working in Michigan and 490 working in the greater Monroe area in 2010. Monroe's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 17% 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 Monroe is $26,660 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.