Rhode Island contains one school that offers nursing education programs. St Joseph School of Nursing has a total student population of 93 and is the 936th highest ranked school in America.
Nursing Education students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 11,630 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $68,830. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $69,770/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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