Alabama contains sixteen schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. University of West Alabama, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in AL, has a total student population of 5,157 and is the 3224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 nurse practitioner schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Montgomery comes out as the most expensive ($15,153/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Alabama schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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