Wisconsin contains eighteen schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in WI, has a total student population of 3,421 and is the 2432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 licensed practical nurse schools in Wisconsin, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Viterbo University comes out as the most expensive ($17,059/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 36,570 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $25,770. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $41,080/yr and there are 10,710 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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