North Carolina contains twelve schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. University of North Carolina-Wilmington, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in NC, has a total student population of 12,924 and is the 151st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 nurse practitioner schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carolinas College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($31,017/yr), with Roanoke-Chowan Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,414/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
North Carolina Interesting Facts