North Carolina contains eight schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Carolinas College of Health Sciences, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in NC, has a total student population of 506 and is the 681st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 pediatric nursing schools in North Carolina, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carolinas College of Health Sciences comes out as the most expensive ($31,017/yr), with Robeson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,229/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 88,190 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $58,880. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $169,530/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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