Arizona contains 21 schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 licensed practical nurse schools in Arizona, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr), with Cochise College as the lowest recorded at only $3,614/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 18,460 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $25,300. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $45,650/yr and there are 10,180 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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