Washington contains ten schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in WA, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 nurse practitioner schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Cascadia Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,627/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from Washington 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 Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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