Delaware contains three schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Wilmington University, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in DE, has a total student population of 9,650 and is the 4170th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 licensed practical nurse schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wilmington University comes out as the most expensive ($15,846/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Terry as the lowest recorded at only $5,008/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 5,370 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $27,900. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $47,210/yr and there are 2,360 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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