Ann Arbor, MI (population: 113,880) has thirty LVN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Michigan State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a LVN program, has a total student population of 47,071. It is the 45th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
LVN students from Ann Arbor schools who go on to become licensed vocational nurses, nurses, LVNs, licensed vocational nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Ann Arbor area alone, there are 2,130 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average salary of $29,100. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this area earn $44,790/yr and there are 770 employed.
Ann Arbor lies in Washtenaw county, which is one of the 62 counties in Michigan. Overall, the Ann Arbor area has 190,260 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $23.53/hr average worker wage, and a $48,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 4.023 out of every 1000 jobs in Ann Arbor are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses, and 11.215/1000 are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants.
Of the 30 LVN schools with a 100-mile radius of Ann Arbor, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Findlay comes out as the most expensive ($22,532/yr) for LVN students, with Monroe County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,790/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ann Arbor|
|Farmington Hills||MI||78,114||1||0.013626||0||23.0 miles|
|Dearborn Heights||MI||49,619||0||-||0||23.8 miles|
|West Bloomfield Township||MI||71,474||0||-||0||26.9 miles|
|Bloomfield Township||MI||41,179||0||-||0||31.3 miles|
|Royal Oak||MI||56,742||1||28.1635||4||33.6 miles|
|Madison Heights||MI||-||2||27.3656||17||35.0 miles|
|Auburn Hills||MI||-||2||5.8467||61||37.9 miles|
|Rochester Hills||MI||68,883||1||23.9536||51||39.7 miles|
|Sterling Heights||MI||127,075||1||28.9156||3||41.3 miles|
|Spring Arbor||MI||-||1||60.8655||91||42.4 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||45.3 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||46.5 miles|
|East Lansing||MI||45,575||2||19.4594||4||49.7 miles|
|Battle Creek||MI||51,817||3||15.2077||137||76.8 miles|