Georgia contains twelve schools that offer nursing education programs. LaGrange College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in GA, has a total student population of 1,027 and is the 3105th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 nursing education schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Herzing University comes out as the most expensive ($23,687/yr), with Darton College as the lowest recorded at only $4,754/yr.
Nursing Education students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 65,370 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $60,940. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $55,950/yr and there are 1,610 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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