Ypsilanti has a general population of 22,362 and an overall student population of 22,893. Approximately 22,893 of Ypsilanti's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Ypsilanti, by student population, is Eastern Michigan University. In 2010, Eastern Michigan University graduated approximately 124 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 124 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Ypsilanti in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ypsilanti's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,114 per year in instate tuition and $33,019 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Ypsilanti. And if you live on campus at one of the Ypsilanti-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Ypsilanti, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 39 nurses in Michigan were working in the greater Ypsilanti area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Ypsilanti will 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 Ypsilanti is $27,160 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.