Nevada contains three schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nurse practitioner schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nevada State College comes out as the most expensive ($10,150/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Nevada 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 Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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