Albany, NY (population: 92,804) has three nurse practitioner schools within its city limits. Sage College of Albany, the highest ranked school in the city with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 2,056. It is the 3647th highest ranked school in the USA and the 256th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York).
Nurse Practitioner students from Albany 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.
Albany lies in Albany county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Albany-Schenectady-Troy area has 434,590 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $21.78/hr average worker wage, and a $45,310 average annual salary.
Of the 3 nurse practitioner schools in Albany, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sage College of Albany comes out as the most expensive ($16,013/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with Maria College of Albany as the lowest, reported at only $9,858/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Albany|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||61.0 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||65.5 miles|
|East Windsor||CT||-||1||6.26683||12||82.2 miles|
|East Hartford||CT||51,288||4||22.8181||50||87.3 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||88.8 miles|