Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has two 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 435. It is the 2913th highest ranked school in the USA and the 65th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Nurse Practitioner students from Tulsa 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.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary.
Of the 2 nurse practitioner schools in Tulsa, 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 ($28,980/yr) for nurse practitioner students, with ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa as the lowest, reported at only $22,587/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|