Fort Collins, CO (population: 141,921) has one nursing assistant school within its city limits. College America-Fort Collins has a total student population of 439. It is the 4307th highest ranked school in the USA and the 68th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Nursing Assistant students from Fort Collins 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 Fort Collins-Loveland area alone, there are ** employed physical therapist aides earning an average salary of $21,680. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this area earn $24,000/yr and there are 1,040 employed.
Fort Collins lies in Larimer county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Fort Collins-Loveland area has 128,650 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,210 average annual salary. Thus, about 8 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Collins are held by nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants, and **/1000 are held by physical therapist aides.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America-Fort Collins ends up costing a student $16,013/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Collins|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||48.9 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||65.5 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||70.1 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||71.4 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||82.5 miles|