Muskogee, OK has two nursing schools within its city limits. Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee, the highest ranked school in the city with a nursing program, has a total student population of 706. It is the 806th highest ranked school in the USA and the 5th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Nursing students from Muskogee 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 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area alone, there are 1,200 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $31,980. Registered nurses in this area earn $54,590/yr and there are 1,980 employed.
Muskogee lies in Muskogee county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area has 115,250 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $14.94/hr average worker wage, and a $31,080 average annual salary. Thus, about 17.165 out of every 1000 jobs in Muskogee are held by registered nurses, and 10.394/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 2 nursing schools in Muskogee, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bacone College comes out as the most expensive ($13,976/yr) for nursing students, with Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee as the lowest, reported at only $12,720/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Muskogee|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||55.5 miles|