Kansas contains seven schools that offer practical nursing programs. Bethel College, the highest-ranking practical nursing school in KS, has a total student population of 437 and is the 1898th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 practical nursing schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Hesston College comes out as the most expensive ($18,077/yr), with North Central Kansas Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,778/yr.
Practical Nursing students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 7,130 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $36,600. Registered nurses in this state earn $55,730/yr and there are 26,320 employed.
Also, within the practical nursing schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from practical nursing, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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