Virginia contains seven schools that offer nursing assistant programs. Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center, the highest-ranking nursing assistant school in VA, has a total student population of 218 and is the 964th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 nursing assistant schools in Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-McLean comes out as the most expensive ($43,158/yr), with Northern Virginia Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,953/yr.
Nursing Assistant students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 810 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $26,020. Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants in this state earn $23,460/yr and there are 33,560 employed.
Also, within the nursing assistant schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing assistant, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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