Virginia contains eighteen schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Shenandoah University, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in VA, has a total student population of 3,619 and is the 439th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 nurse practitioner schools in Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Shenandoah University comes out as the most expensive ($26,157/yr), with Paul D Camp Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,247/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Virginia 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 Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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