Missouri contains six schools that offer nursing assistant programs. Texas County Technical Institute, the highest-ranking nursing assistant school in MO, has a total student population of 186 and is the 996th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nursing assistant schools in Missouri, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Louis College of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($29,787/yr), with Mineral Area College as the lowest recorded at only $4,554/yr.
Nursing Assistant students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 640 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $23,520. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this state earn $21,910/yr and there are 40,410 employed.
Also, within the nursing assistant schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing assistant, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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