Massachusetts contains ten schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Boston College, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in MA, has a total student population of 15,036 and is the 29th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 nurse practitioner schools in Massachusetts, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing comes out as the most expensive ($31,640/yr), with Greenfield Community College as the lowest recorded at only $11,006/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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