Arizona contains five schools that offer nursing education programs. Apollo College-Phoenix Inc, the highest-ranking nursing education school in AZ, has a total student population of 5,844 and is the 1504th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nursing education schools in Arizona, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grand Canyon University comes out as the most expensive ($23,629/yr), with Pima Medical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $16,281/yr.
Nursing Education students from Arizona schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 38,570 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $67,130. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $61,860/yr and there are 290 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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