Massachusetts contains nine schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Boston College, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in MA, has a total student population of 15,036 and is the 29th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 pediatric nursing schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing comes out as the most expensive ($31,640/yr), with Quincy College as the lowest recorded at only $15,389/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 83,060 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $81,780. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $159,390/yr and there are 1,880 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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