Massachusetts contains seven schools that offer nursing education programs. Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing, the highest-ranking nursing education school in MA, has a total student population of 320 and is the 245th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 nursing education schools in Massachusetts, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing comes out as the most expensive ($31,640/yr), with Quincy College as the lowest recorded at only $15,389/yr.
Nursing Education students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 83,060 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $81,780. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $69,670/yr and there are 1,260 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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