Washington contains six schools that offer nursing education programs. University of Washington-Bothell Campus, the highest-ranking nursing education school in WA, has a total student population of 2,925 and is the 711th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nursing education schools in Washington, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Washington-Bothell Campus comes out as the most expensive ($9,371/yr), with Cascadia Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,627/yr.
Nursing Education students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 54,260 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $72,450. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $62,470/yr and there are 1,020 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from nursing education, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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