Florida contains eleven schools that offer nursing education programs. Gulf Coast College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in FL, has a total student population of 181 and is the 1514th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 nursing education schools in Florida, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Herzing College comes out as the most expensive ($28,998/yr), with North Florida Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,116/yr.
Nursing Education students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 150,940 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $62,270. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $73,340/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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