Beckley, WV has one nurse practitioner school within its city limits. Mountain State University has a total student population of 5,951. It is the 5938th highest ranked school in the USA and the 73rd highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University).
Nurse Practitioner students from Beckley 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.
Beckley lies in Raleigh county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. Overall, the Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area has 131,050 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.85/hr average worker wage, and a $32,960 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Mountain State University ends up costing a student $7,372/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Beckley|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||45.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||99.9 miles|