North Carolina contains eight schools that offer nursing education programs. Carolinas College of Health Sciences, the highest-ranking nursing education school in NC, has a total student population of 506 and is the 681st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 nursing education schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carolinas College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($31,017/yr), with Roanoke-Chowan Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,414/yr.
Nursing Education students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 88,190 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $58,880. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $61,820/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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