Oakwood, GA has thirteen nurse practitioner schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Emory University, the highest ranked school in this group with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 12,930. It is the 30th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Georgia.
Nurse Practitioner students from Oakwood 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.
Oakwood lies in Hall county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Gainesville area has 71,020 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $37,810 average annual salary.
Of the 13 nurse practitioner schools with a 100-mile radius of Oakwood, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with Cleveland State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,259/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oakwood|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||36.0 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||39.3 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||51.2 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||74.3 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||87.7 miles|