Rhode Island contains one school that offers pediatric nursing programs. St Joseph School of Nursing has a total student population of 93 and is the 936th highest ranked school in America.
Pediatric Nursing students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 11,630 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $68,830. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $169,770/yr and there are 160 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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