Virginia contains fifteen schools that offer nursing education programs. Jefferson College of Health Sciences, the highest-ranking nursing education school in VA, has a total student population of 1,041 and is the 488th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 nursing education schools in Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jefferson College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($18,503/yr), with Paul D Camp Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,247/yr.
Nursing Education students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 60,230 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $63,270. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $61,780/yr and there are 1,090 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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