Tennessee contains seven schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Vanderbilt University, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in TN, has a total student population of 12,506 and is the 17th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 pediatric nursing schools in Tennessee, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vanderbilt University comes out as the most expensive ($20,446/yr), with Motlow State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,666/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 61,980 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $59,520. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $163,650/yr and there are 640 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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