Perkinston, MS has six nurse practitioner schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Pearl River Community College, the highest ranked school in this group with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 5,519. It is the 1741st highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Mississippi (#1 is Creations College of Cosmetology).
Nurse Practitioner students from Perkinston 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.
Of the 6 nurse practitioner schools with a 100-mile radius of Perkinston, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jones County Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($6,213/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with Pearl River Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,515/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Perkinston|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||68.5 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||80.9 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||98.6 miles|