Missouri contains thirteen schools that offer practical nursing programs. Cox College, the highest-ranking practical nursing school in MO, has a total student population of 497 and is the 762nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 practical nursing schools in Missouri, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Colleges comes out as the most expensive ($21,200/yr), with St Charles Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,574/yr.
Practical Nursing students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 18,880 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $35,100. Registered nurses in this state earn $57,460/yr and there are 62,130 employed.
Also, within the practical nursing schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from practical nursing, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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