Moline, IL (population: 43,295) has five nursing education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the highest ranked school in this group with a nursing education program, has a total student population of 264. It is the 1095th highest ranked school in the USA and the 31st highest in the state of Illinois (#1 is Northwestern University).
Nursing Education students from Moline schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today.
Moline lies in Rock Island county, which is one of the 49 counties in Illinois. Overall, the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island-IL area has 182,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,700 average annual salary.
Of the 5 nursing education schools with a 100-mile radius of Moline, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($13,888/yr) for nursing education students, with Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences as the lowest, reported at only $13,888/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Moline|
|Rock Island||IL||-||2||34.7008||66||4.8 miles|
|Iowa City||IA||69,842||2||33.2806||239||55.6 miles|
|West Burlington||IA||-||1||15.5796||40||57.6 miles|
|Cedar Rapids||IA||130,349||7||32.4429||236||69.4 miles|
|East Peoria||IL||-||2||21.1433||95||74.2 miles|