District Of Columbia contains six schools that offer nursing programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking nursing school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 nursing schools in District Of Columbia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Nursing students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 1,700 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $47,990. Registered nurses in this state earn $74,040/yr and there are 8,890 employed.
Also, within the nursing schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from nursing, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.