New York contains 41 schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. University of Rochester, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in NY, has a total student population of 9,506 and is the 76th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 licensed practical nurse schools in New York, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Long Island University-C W Post Campus comes out as the most expensive ($30,427/yr), with Niagara County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,252/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from New York 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 York alone, there are 100,410 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $30,850. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $41,910/yr and there are 45,130 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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