Nebraska contains six schools that offer practical nursing programs. BryanLGH College of Health Sciences, the highest-ranking practical nursing school in NE, has a total student population of 500 and is the 886th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 practical nursing schools in Nebraska, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Creighton University comes out as the most expensive ($25,370/yr), with Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health as the lowest recorded at only $15,174/yr.
Practical Nursing students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 5,610 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average yearly salary of $35,810. Registered nurses in this state earn $55,040/yr and there are 18,930 employed.
Also, within the practical nursing schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from practical nursing, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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