Alabama contains fourteen schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. University of West Alabama, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in AL, has a total student population of 5,157 and is the 3224th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 pediatric nursing schools in Alabama, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Montgomery comes out as the most expensive ($15,153/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from Alabama schools who go on to become pediatric nurses, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 29,460 people working as pediatricians, general alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $161,410. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 42,880 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,860. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $171,320/yr and there are 470 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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