Prescott, AZ (population: 44,035) has one nursing school within its city limits. Yavapai College has a total student population of 8,276. It is the 4843rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 71st highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about nursing programs in Prescott, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at Yavapai College such as Karyn Poole.
Nursing students from Prescott schools who go on to become nurses, registered nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Prescott area alone, there are 260 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $46,010. Registered nurses in this area earn $67,750/yr and there are 1,280 employed.
Prescott lies in Yavapai county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Prescott area has 57,510 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $17/hr average worker wage, and a $36,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 22 out of every 1000 jobs in Prescott are held by registered nurses, and 5/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Yavapai College ends up costing a student $4,664/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Prescott|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||7.7 miles|