South Carolina contains eight schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Newberry College, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in SC, has a total student population of 1,103 and is the 611th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 nurse practitioner schools in South Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South University comes out as the most expensive ($22,810/yr), with Horry-Georgetown Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,043/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from South Carolina 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 South Carolina, the average student population is 2,446 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 2873 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,037 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,801, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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