Williamsburg, KY has eight nurse practitioner schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Virginia's College at Wise, the highest ranked school in this group with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 2,015. It is the 503rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Nurse Practitioner students from Williamsburg 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.
Williamsburg lies in Whitley county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 119,800 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $16.72/hr average worker wage, and a $34,780 average annual salary.
Of the 8 nurse practitioner schools with a 100-mile radius of Williamsburg, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South College comes out as the most expensive ($22,450/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with Mountain Empire Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,666/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Williamsburg|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||90.1 miles|