Kansas City, MO (population: 454,520) has five nurse practitioner schools within its city limits. Concorde Career Colleges, the highest ranked school in the city with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 821. It is the 1757th highest ranked school in the USA and the 53rd highest in the state of Missouri (#1 is Webster University).
Nurse Practitioner students from Kansas City 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.
Kansas City lies in Jackson county, which is one of the 39 counties in Missouri. Overall, the Kansas City-KS area has 988,100 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.8% unemployment rate, $20.79/hr average worker wage, and a $43,240 average annual salary.
Of the 5 nurse practitioner schools in Kansas City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Colleges comes out as the most expensive ($21,200/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest, reported at only $3,266/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Kansas City|
|North Kansas City||MO||-||1||17.668||0||1.0 miles|
|Blue Springs||MO||57,147||1||22.3674||5||16.6 miles|
|Lees Summit||MO||-||1||10.817||19||16.7 miles|
|Saint Joseph||MO||76,371||4||37.3685||160||46.6 miles|
|Fort Scott||KS||-||1||19.5238||38||89.0 miles|