Idaho contains six schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 licensed practical nurse schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College comes out as the most expensive ($13,162/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 7,140 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $22,920. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $37,860/yr and there are 2,920 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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