Dayton, OH (population: 151,594) has twenty-three nurse practitioner schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 31,134. It is the 194th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus).
Nurse Practitioner students from Dayton 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.
Dayton lies in Montgomery county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Dayton area has 372,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.07/hr average worker wage, and a $41,750 average annual salary.
Of the 23 nurse practitioner schools with a 100-mile radius of Dayton, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science comes out as the most expensive ($23,519/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with Maysville Community and Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $5,255/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Dayton|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||16.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||33.1 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||42.4 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||56.0 miles|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||73.9 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||98.1 miles|