West Virginia contains five schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Shepherd University, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in WV, has a total student population of 4,256 and is the 3171st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nurse practitioner schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bluefield State College comes out as the most expensive ($10,865/yr), with West Virginia Northern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,610/yr.
Nurse Practitioner students from West 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 West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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