Oklahoma contains eight schools that offer nursing education programs. Platt College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in OK, has a total student population of 456 and is the 2480th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 nursing education schools in Oklahoma, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,980/yr), with Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee as the lowest recorded at only $6,257/yr.
Nursing Education students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 27,340 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $53,210. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $48,490/yr and there are 680 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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