Kentucky contains three schools that offer nursing assistant programs. West Kentucky Community and Technical College, the highest-ranking nursing assistant school in KY, has a total student population of 7,464 and is the 4269th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 nursing assistant schools in Kentucky, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beckfield College comes out as the most expensive ($19,717/yr), with Maysville Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,255/yr.
Nursing Assistant students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 580 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $22,920. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this state earn $22,170/yr and there are 23,820 employed.
Also, within the nursing assistant schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing assistant, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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