Kansas contains eighteen schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 licensed practical nurse schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 19,150 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $22,560. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $36,600/yr and there are 7,130 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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