Alabama contains 22 schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in AL, has a total student population of 6,311 and is the 3055th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 licensed practical nurse schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bevill State Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,326/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Alabama schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 21,290 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $20,550. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $33,490/yr and there are 15,210 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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