Memphis, TN (population: 662,989) has one nurse practitioner school within its city limits. Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences has a total student population of 1,021. It is the 3995th highest ranked school in the USA and the 112th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
Nurse Practitioner students from Memphis 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.
Memphis lies in Shelby county, which is one of the 26 counties in Tennessee. Overall, the Memphis-MS-AR area has 605,630 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $18.93/hr average worker wage, and a $39,380 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences ends up costing a student $10,813/yr.