Niceville, FL has one BSN school within its city limits. Northwest Florida State College has a total student population of 7,556. It is the 4501st highest ranked school in the USA and the 255th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami).
BSN students from Niceville schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, 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 Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin area alone, there are 340 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $34,700. Registered nurses in this area earn $49,360/yr and there are 1,140 employed.
Niceville lies in Okaloosa county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin area has 76,660 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $38,710 average annual salary. Thus, about 15 out of every 1000 jobs in Niceville are held by registered nurses, and 4/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Florida State College ends up costing a student $10,588/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Niceville|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||10.5 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||66.9 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||80.8 miles|