Nursing Schools in Michigan

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Nursing schools in Michigan offer students the opportunity to receive a Certificate, Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADS) or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Programs take between two and four years to complete based on the type of education one pursues. Graduates must pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) as well as complete an accredited program in order to be able to receive a license in Michigan. Visit the nursing schools page for additional information on education and careers.

Registered Nurses in Michigan can make a salary between $52,000 to $88,000 per year. The list below shows registered nurse salaries in areas throughout Michigan.

  • Bay City: $73,000
  • Warren, Troy, Farmington Hills: $79,000
  • Detroit, Dearborn, Livonia: $69,000
  • Grand Rapids, Wyoming: $63,000
  • Ann Arbor: $73,000

Average Income for a Nurse in Michigan

EmploymentMedian Hourly WageMedian Annual Wage
Michigan Nurse92,670$33.22$69,100
State Average4,389,400$17.32$36,025.60
National Average153,156,000$17.82$37,040
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
MEDIAN: $33.22
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, NCES, O*NET Online

Nurse's in Michigan Compared to Median Income Averages

+92% Above State Median Income

+86% Above National Median Income

Nurse's in Michigan take home an average 33.22 per hour. Annual earnings for Nurse's working in the State of Michigan average $69,100 which is 92% above the state median income and 86% above the national median income for all occupations. Employment for a Nurse makes up just 0.08% of the working population in Michigan and is limited due to the specific qualifications required along with the schooling involved in this career path. The increasing demand for qualified Nurses coupled with the educational barrier to enter the field is met with a steady supply of eager college graduates anxious to make a long-lasting impact in the lives of others in and around Michigan.

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Top Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Programs in Michigan By Number of Graduates

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs usually take 9 - 12 months to complete and you would have to pass a licensing exam prior to being licensed in the state. Schools listed below are sorted by the number of LPN program students enrolled.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
Lansing Community CollegeLansing, MILPNlcc.edu
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Kellogg Community CollegeBattle Creek, MILPNkellogg.edu
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Everest Institute - SouthfieldSouthfield, MILPNeverest.edu
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Bay de Noc Community CollegeEscanaba, MILPNbaycollege.edu
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Grand Rapids Community CollegeGrand Rapids, MILPNgrcc.edu
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Muskegon Community CollegeMuskegon, MILPNmuskegoncc.edu
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Davenport UniversityGrand Rapids, MILPNdavenport.edu
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Dorsey Schools - Madison HeightsMadison Heights, MILPNdorsey.edu
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Kalamazoo Valley Community CollegeKalamazoo, MILPNkvcc.edu
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Northwestern Michigan CollegeTraverse City, MILPNnmc.edu
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Northern Michigan UniversityMarquette, MILPNnmu.edu
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Gogebic Community CollegeIronwood, MILPNgogebic.edu
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Delta CollegeUniversity Center, MILPNdelta.edu
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Detroit Business Institute - DownriverRiverview, MILPNdbidownriver.edu
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Glen Oaks Community CollegeCentreville, MILPNglenoaks.edu
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Schoolcraft CollegeLivonia, MILPNschoolcraft.edu
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West Shore Community CollegeScottville, MILPNwestshore.edu
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Alpena Community CollegeAlpena, MILPNalpenacc.edu
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St Clair County Community CollegePort Huron, MILPNsc4.edu
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Jackson CollegeJackson, MILPNjccmi.edu
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Top Associate Level Registered Nurse (RN) Programs in Michigan By Number of Graduates

The minimum degree requirement to become a Registered Nurse is to obtain an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) or Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree, which usually takes about 2 years to complete. You would also have to pass the NCLEX-RN exam prior to being state licensed. Schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in the program.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
Baker College of FlintFlint, MIADN-RNbaker.edu
Henry Ford Community CollegeDearborn, MIADN-RNhfcc.edu
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Oakland Community CollegeBloomfield Hills, MIADN-RNoaklandcc.edu
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Lansing Community CollegeLansing, MIADN-RNlcc.edu
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Macomb Community CollegeWarren, MIADN-RNmacomb.edu
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Schoolcraft CollegeLivonia, MIADN-RNschoolcraft.edu
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Mott Community CollegeFlint, MIADN-RNmcc.edu
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Wayne County Community College DistrictDetroit, MIADN-RNwcccd.edu
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Mid Michigan Community CollegeHarrison, MIADN-RNmidmich.edu
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Kellogg Community CollegeBattle Creek, MIADN-RNkellogg.edu
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Delta CollegeUniversity Center, MIADN-RNdelta.edu
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Grand Rapids Community CollegeGrand Rapids, MIADN-RNgrcc.edu
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Muskegon Community CollegeMuskegon, MIADN-RNmuskegoncc.edu
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St Clair County Community CollegePort Huron, MIADN-RNsc4.edu
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Jackson CollegeJackson, MIADN-RNjccmi.edu
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Kalamazoo Valley Community CollegeKalamazoo, MIADN-RNkvcc.edu
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Washtenaw Community CollegeAnn Arbor, MIADN-RNwccnet.edu
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Kirtland Community CollegeRoscommon, MIADN-RNkirtland.edu
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Bay de Noc Community CollegeEscanaba, MIADN-RNbaycollege.edu
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Northwestern Michigan CollegeTraverse City, MIADN-RNnmc.edu
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Top Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs in Michigan By Number of Graduates

See the top schools offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. A BSN program usually takes 4 years to complete, and a licensing exam (NCLEX) is also required. Some of these schools may also offer a RN to BSN bridge programs. The top 10 schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in their BSN program.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
University of Detroit MercyDetroit, MIBSNudmercy.edu
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Oakland UniversityRochester Hills, MIBSNoakland.edu
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University of Michigan - FlintFlint, MIBSNumflint.edu
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Eastern Michigan UniversityYpsilanti, MIBSNemich.edu
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Ferris State UniversityBig Rapids, MIBSNferris.edu
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Grand Valley State UniversityAllendale, MIBSNgvsu.edu
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Saginaw Valley State UniversityUniversity Center, MIBSNsvsu.edu
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Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MIBSNmsu.edu
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Madonna UniversityLivonia, MIBSNmadonna.edu
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Davenport UniversityGrand Rapids, MIBSNdavenport.edu
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University of Michigan - Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MIBSNumich.edu
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Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MIBSNwmich.edu
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Wayne State UniversityDetroit, MIBSNwayne.edu
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Calvin CollegeGrand Rapids, MIBSNcalvin.edu
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Hope CollegeHolland, MIBSNhope.edu
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Lake Superior State UniversitySault Ste Marie, MIBSNlssu.edu
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Siena Heights UniversityAdrian, MIBSNsienaheights.edu
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The Robert B Miller CollegeBattle Creek, MIBSNmillercollege.edu
South University - NoviNovi, MIBSNsouthuniversity.edu
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Baker College of FlintFlint, MIBSNbaker.edu

Top Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Programs in Michigan By Number of Graduates

Getting your Master of Science in Nursing will take about 5-7 years from start to finish. You would still need to take a exam prior to being fully licensed to practice in the state. The schools listed below are sorted by the number of students enrolled in their Master's program.

Institution NameLocationProgramsWebsiteRequest Information
Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MIMSNmsu.edu
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University of Michigan - FlintFlint, MIMSNumflint.edu
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Eastern Michigan UniversityYpsilanti, MIMSNemich.edu
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Davenport UniversityGrand Rapids, MIMSNdavenport.edu
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Grand Valley State UniversityAllendale, MIMSNgvsu.edu
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Andrews UniversityBerrien Springs, MIMSNandrews.edu
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Madonna UniversityLivonia, MIMSNmadonna.edu
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South University - NoviNovi, MIMSNsouthuniversity.edu
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University of Detroit MercyDetroit, MIMSNudmercy.edu
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Western Michigan UniversityKalamazoo, MIMSNwmich.edu
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Graduate data is from the 2013-2014 school year.
IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.