New Jersey contains seventeen schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Felician College, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in NJ, has a total student population of 2,113 and is the 683rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 licensed practical nurse schools in New Jersey, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($40,716/yr), with Camden County College as the lowest recorded at only $3,258/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from New Jersey 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 New Jersey alone, there are 49,540 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $26,850. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $50,350/yr and there are 15,530 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in New Jersey, the average student population is 3,123 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 3172 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,929 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $8,300, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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