Colorado contains seven schools that offer nursing education programs. Adams State College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in CO, has a total student population of 3,121 and is the 627th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 nursing education schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Colleges comes out as the most expensive ($21,880/yr), with Lamar Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,781/yr.
Nursing Education students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 41,750 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $66,800. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $62,150/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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