Delaware contains three schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Wesley College, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in DE, has a total student population of 2,426 and is the 687th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nurse practitioner schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wesley College comes out as the most expensive ($19,805/yr), with Wilmington University as the lowest recorded at only $15,846/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Delaware 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 Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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