West Virginia contains four schools that offer pediatric nursing programs. Bluefield State College, the highest-ranking pediatric nursing school in WV, has a total student population of 1,989 and is the 4444th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 pediatric nursing schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bluefield State College comes out as the most expensive ($10,865/yr), with West Virginia Northern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,610/yr.
Pediatric Nursing students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 17,340 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $53,030. Pediatricians, general in this state earn $145,880/yr and there are 140 employed.
Also, within the pediatric nursing schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pediatric nursing, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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