Nevada contains two schools that offer nursing assistant programs. Northwest Health Careers, the highest-ranking nursing assistant school in NV, has a total student population of 217 and is the 3956th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nursing assistant schools in Nevada, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Las Vegas College comes out as the most expensive ($23,839/yr), with Northwest Health Careers as the lowest recorded at only $11,448/yr.
Nursing Assistant students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 380 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $24,550. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this state earn $30,970/yr and there are 4,810 employed.
Also, within the nursing assistant schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nursing assistant, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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