Connecticut contains four schools that offer practical nursing programs. Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, the highest-ranking practical nursing school in CT, has a total student population of 151 and is the 1027th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 practical nursing schools in Connecticut, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sacred Heart University comes out as the most expensive ($28,642/yr), with Southern Connecticut State University as the lowest recorded at only $10,305/yr.
Practical Nursing students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 8,730 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $52,300. Registered nurses in this state earn $71,930/yr and there are 35,790 employed.
Also, within the practical nursing schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from practical nursing, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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