West Virginia contains five schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. Cabell County Career Technology Center, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in WV, has a total student population of 220 and is the 961st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 licensed practical nurse schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, James Rumsey Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($10,524/yr), with Cabell County Career Technology Center as the lowest recorded at only $6,224/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 8,670 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $21,140. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $32,250/yr and there are 6,320 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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