Minnesota contains eleven schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. College of Saint Benedict, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in MN, has a total student population of 2,105 and is the 135th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 nurse practitioner schools in Minnesota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Minneapolis/St Paul Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,850/yr), with Northwest Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $8,542/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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