Connecticut contains two schools that offer nursing education programs. Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, the highest-ranking nursing education school in CT, has a total student population of 151 and is the 1027th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 nursing education schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing comes out as the most expensive ($17,157/yr), with St Vincent's College as the lowest recorded at only $14,760/yr.
Nursing Education students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 35,790 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $71,930. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $73,820/yr and there are 560 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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