Alabama contains nine schools that offer nursing assistant programs. Jefferson Davis Community College, the highest-ranking nursing assistant school in AL, has a total student population of 1,433 and is the 3831st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 nursing assistant schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bevill State Community College comes out as the most expensive ($10,326/yr), with Reid State Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $3,658/yr.
Nursing Assistant students from Alabama schools who go on to become nursing assistants, medical assistants, medical office assistants, physician assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,438,010 people working as nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $24,980. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 730 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $22,360. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this state earn $20,550/yr and there are 21,290 employed.
Also, within the nursing assistant schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nursing assistant, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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