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Nursing Schools in Michigan

982 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Nursing major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Michigan

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 745
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 186
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 186
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 186
Post-Master’s Certificate 51
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 51

Gender Distribution

In Michigan, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Michigan is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 72.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 9.3%
Nursing Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Michigan

In this state, there are 117,030 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Michigan

Nursing grads earn an average of $92,030 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Michigan that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor
180 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
3,333 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
26,824 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,226. The student loan default rate is 7.20% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,297 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,352. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#4

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
87 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,013 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,560. It takes the average student 4.78 years to graduate.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
48,090 Total Students

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at U-M. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,010. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
49,809 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,600 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 88%. A typical student attending Michigan State will pay a net price of $18,984.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,080 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It takes the average student 4.38 years to graduate.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,033 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,300 a year. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
2,992 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.61 years. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

#10

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
8,251 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,500 a year. It takes the average student 4.91 years to graduate.

Nursing Careers in MI

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 34% $103,210
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $83,160
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $94,540
Nurse Midwives 17% $99,490
Registered Nurses 14% $70,590
Nurse Anesthetists 10% $188,190

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Medicine 913
Rehabilitation Professions 668
Health/Medical Admin Services 435
Mental & Social Health Services 384
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 382
Public Health 381
Osteopathic Medicine 280
Dentistry 269

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