Michigan contains seven schools that offer practical nursing programs. Madonna University, the highest-ranking practical nursing school in MI, has a total student population of 4,211 and is the 365th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 practical nursing schools in Michigan, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Detroit Mercy comes out as the most expensive ($18,085/yr), with West Shore Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,901/yr.
Practical Nursing students from Michigan schools who go on to become practical nurses, nurses, nurse practitioners, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Michigan alone, there are 18,720 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $42,540. Registered nurses in this state earn $64,100/yr and there are 84,620 employed.
Also, within the practical nursing schools in Michigan, the average student population is 3,208 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from practical nursing, there are 6233 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,809 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,088, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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