Phenix City, AL has eight practical nursing schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Emory University, the highest ranked school in this group with a practical nursing program, has a total student population of 12,930. It is the 30th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Georgia. To learn more about practical nursing programs in Phenix City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of practical nursing professors at Emory University such as Ann Massey, and Helen Oshea.
Practical Nursing students from Phenix City schools who go on to become practical nurses, nurses, nurse practitioners, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Columbus-AL area alone, there are 910 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $34,110. Registered nurses in this area earn $60,260/yr and there are 2,210 employed.
Phenix City lies in Russell county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Columbus-AL area has 113,640 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,680 average annual salary. Thus, about 19 out of every 1000 jobs in Phenix City are held by registered nurses, and 8/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 8 practical nursing schools with a 100-mile radius of Phenix City, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr) for practical nursing students, with George C Wallace Community College-Dothan as the lowest, reported at only $3,596/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phenix City|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||29.7 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||64.4 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||65.2 miles|
|Warner Robins||GA||64,183||3||21.3509||61||80.5 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||88.5 miles|