Merrillville, IN has fifteen nurse anesthetist schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Saint Mary's College, the highest ranked school in this group with a nurse anesthetist program, has a total student population of 1,664. It is the 185th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state .
Nurse Anesthetist students from Merrillville schools who go on to become nurse anesthetists, nurses, nurse administrators, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today.
Merrillville lies in Lake county, which is one of the 39 counties in Indiana. Overall, the Lake County-Kenosha County-WI Metropolitan area has 383,650 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $47,670 average annual salary.
Of the 15 nurse anesthetist schools with a 100-mile radius of Merrillville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Mary's College comes out as the most expensive ($25,516/yr) for nurse anesthetist students, with Southwestern Michigan College as the lowest, reported at only $5,540/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Merrillville|
|Calumet City||IL||-||1||19.3758||27||13.7 miles|
|Chicago Heights||IL||-||1||9.7858||55||15.8 miles|
|South Holland||IL||-||1||10.1002||61||16.4 miles|
|University Park||IL||-||2||26.7847||216||18.4 miles|
|Blue Island||IL||-||2||31.6013||8||21.6 miles|
|Oak Forest||IL||-||1||38.4537||3||22.8 miles|
|Tinley Park||IL||60,149||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|Palos Heights||IL||-||1||26.9291||61||27.2 miles|
|Michigan City||IN||-||1||15.3669||17||27.5 miles|
|Orland Park||IL||55,957||1||26.0399||11||28.2 miles|
|Oak Park||IL||49,270||1||1.32863||0||36.8 miles|
|River Forest||IL||-||2||45.0836||173||38.0 miles|
|River Grove||IL||-||1||11.7006||67||40.2 miles|
|Downers Grove||IL||49,475||1||0.403237||10||41.8 miles|
|Villa Park||IL||-||2||31.4324||7||44.1 miles|