Washington contains 25 schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in WA, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 licensed practical nurse schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Green River Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,158/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 21,670 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $27,220. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $44,400/yr and there are 9,710 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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