Ogden, UT (population: 83,448) has two nursing schools within its city limits. Weber State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a nursing program, has a total student population of 23,001. It is the 3372nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 36th highest in the state of Utah (#1 is University of Utah). To learn more about nursing programs in Ogden, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at Weber State University such as Kathy Culliton, Charlotte Harris, Lori Hart, Pam Hugie, Deborah Judd, and John Kelly.
Nursing students from Ogden 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 Ogden-Clearfield area alone, there are 330 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $41,980. Registered nurses in this area earn $57,640/yr and there are 2,740 employed.
Ogden lies in Weber county, which is one of the 16 counties in Utah. Overall, the Ogden-Clearfield area has 194,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $18.11/hr average worker wage, and a $37,670 average annual salary. Thus, about 14.043 out of every 1000 jobs in Ogden are held by registered nurses, and 1.718/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 2 nursing schools in Ogden, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College comes out as the most expensive ($12,888/yr) for nursing students, with Weber State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,922/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ogden|
|Salt Lake City||UT||184,856||12||26.413||545||31.2 miles|
|West Valley City||UT||125,842||2||24.4175||17||37.4 miles|
|South Jordan||UT||57,903||1||13.1531||4||46.3 miles|