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Nursing Schools in Michigan

7,148 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Nursing is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 319 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,737
Associate’s Degree 2,332
Master’s Degree 745
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 186
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 186
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 186
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 94
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 94
Post-Master’s Certificate 51
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 51
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

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: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 7.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 77.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
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 57 colleges in Michigan that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Oakland University

Rochester Hills
488 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
19,309 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

415 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 9.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Eastern Michigan grads earn an average salary of $32,000.

387 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,532 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The 6.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,352.

350 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,111 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 100% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%.

281 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $18,984. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 66% get financial aid.

268 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,677 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.80%. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at GVSU. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,019.

261 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time. 94% of students get financical aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.20%.

#8

Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor
246 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
3,436 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. In their early career, Spring Arbor grads earn an average salary of $34,100. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

#9

Saginaw Valley State University

University Center
244 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
8,515 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,375. Graduates earn an average $32,500 after graduation. The 8.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#10

Oakland Community College

Bloomfield Hills
239 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,411 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 44% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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
Allied Health Services 2,934
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,400
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,178
Allied Health Professions 1,921
Rehabilitation Professions 1,012
Medicine 913
Other Health Professions 883
Dental Support Services 724

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