Arkansas contains seven schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Jefferson Regional Medical Center School of Nursing, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in AR, has a total student population of 70 and is the 876th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 pediatric nursing schools in Arkansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baptist Health Schools-Little Rock comes out as the most expensive ($16,327/yr), with Ozarka College as the lowest recorded at only $4,722/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from Arkansas 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 Arkansas alone, there are 23,050 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,040. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $196,360/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Arkansas, the average student population is 2,096 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 2695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,969 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,307, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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