Ohio contains 55 schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Case Western Reserve University, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in OH, has a total student population of 9,738 and is the 87th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 55 licensed practical nurse schools in Ohio, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Great Oaks Institute of Technology and Career Development comes out as the most expensive ($41,304/yr), with Community Services Division-Alliance City as the lowest recorded at only $1,058/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 74,190 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $24,060. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $39,910/yr and there are 40,860 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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