Colorado contains nine schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Adams State College, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in CO, has a total student population of 3,121 and is the 627th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 nurse practitioner schools in Colorado, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Colleges comes out as the most expensive ($21,880/yr), with Lamar Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,781/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Colorado 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 Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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