Arizona contains five schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Apollo College-Phoenix Inc, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in AZ, has a total student population of 5,844 and is the 1504th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 pediatric nursing schools in Arizona, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Grand Canyon University comes out as the most expensive ($23,629/yr), with Eastern Arizona College as the lowest recorded at only $7,578/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 38,570 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $67,130. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $156,360/yr and there are 500 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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