Nebraska contains ten schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Creighton University, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in NE, has a total student population of 7,385 and is the 1200th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 licensed practical nurse schools in Nebraska, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Creighton University comes out as the most expensive ($25,370/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 13,610 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $23,550. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $35,810/yr and there are 5,610 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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