Loveland, CO (population: 68,614) has three pediatric nursing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Concorde Career Colleges, the highest ranked school in this group with a pediatric nursing program, has a total student population of 810. It is the 1103rd highest ranked school in the USA and the 13th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Pediatric Nursing students from Loveland 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.
Loveland lies in Larimer county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Fort Collins-Loveland area has 128,650 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $21/hr average worker wage, and a $43,210 average annual salary.
Of the 3 pediatric nursing schools with a 100-mile radius of Loveland, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Colleges comes out as the most expensive ($21,880/yr) for pediatric nursing students, with Morgan Community College as the lowest, reported at only $10,036/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Loveland|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||9.7 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||39.5 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||55.9 miles|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||60.4 miles|
|Lone Tree||CO||-||1||9.20591||39||61.8 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||72.9 miles|