Nevada contains three schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 licensed practical nurse schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 4,810 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $30,970. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $47,900/yr and there are 2,170 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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