South Dakota contains three schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Presentation College, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in SD, has a total student population of 679 and is the 3797th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 pediatric nursing schools in South Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Presentation College comes out as the most expensive ($17,439/yr), with Sisseton Wahpeton College as the lowest recorded at only $5,989/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from South Dakota 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.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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