Rhode Island contains one school that offers licensed practical nurse programs. Community College of Rhode Island has a total student population of 17,760 and is the 5473rd highest ranked school in America.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 7,970 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $29,040. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $50,010/yr and there are 1,510 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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