Missouri contains nineteen schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. North County Technical Special School District, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in MO, has a total student population of 138 and is the 894th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 licensed practical nurse schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Louis College of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($29,787/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest recorded at only $3,266/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 40,410 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $21,910. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $35,100/yr and there are 18,880 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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