Rhode Island contains two schools that offer LPN programs. St Joseph School of Nursing, the highest-ranking LPN school in RI, has a total student population of 93 and is the 936th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 LPN schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Joseph School of Nursing comes out as the most expensive ($18,256/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
LPN students from Rhode Island schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, LPNs, licensed vocational 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 LPN schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from LPN, 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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