Oklahoma City, OK (population: 564,147) has three nurse practitioner schools within its city limits. Platt College, the highest ranked school in the city with a nurse practitioner program, has a total student population of 456. It is the 2480th highest ranked school in the USA and the 55th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Nurse Practitioner students from Oklahoma City 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.
Oklahoma City lies in Oklahoma county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Oklahoma City area has 564,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $18.31/hr average worker wage, and a $38,090 average annual salary.
Of the 3 nurse practitioner schools in Oklahoma City, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,795/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with ITT Technical Institute-Oklahoma City as the lowest, reported at only $21,920/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oklahoma City|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||7.9 miles|
|El Reno||OK||-||2||15.8225||75||25.4 miles|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||88.8 miles|