Florida contains thirteen schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 nurse practitioner schools in Florida, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Herzing College comes out as the most expensive ($28,998/yr), with North Florida Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,116/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Florida 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 Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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