Somerset, KY has one nursing school within its city limits. Somerset Community College has a total student population of 8,195. It is the 4842nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 74th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about nursing programs in Somerset, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at Somerset Community College such as Frances Beaty, Nancy Owens, and Anita Walker.
Nursing students from Somerset 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 South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,140 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $33,690. Registered nurses in this area earn $57,940/yr and there are 3,250 employed.
Somerset lies in Pulaski county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 166,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $15.47/hr average worker wage, and a $32,170 average annual salary. Thus, about 19.506 out of every 1000 jobs in Somerset are held by registered nurses, and 6.856/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Somerset Community College ends up costing a student $5,593/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Somerset|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||55.8 miles|