Wyoming contains seven schools that offer nursing programs. University of Wyoming, the highest-ranking nursing school in WY, has a total student population of 12,427 and is the 1527th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 nursing schools in Wyoming, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wyoming comes out as the most expensive ($9,676/yr), with Sheridan College as the lowest recorded at only $4,468/yr.
Nursing students from Wyoming 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 Wyoming alone, there are 730 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $39,380. Registered nurses in this state earn $58,060/yr and there are 4,700 employed.
Also, within the nursing schools in Wyoming, the average student population is 3,094 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from nursing, there are 791 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,589 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,319, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.