Tulsa, OK (population: 387,683) has one practical nursing school within its city limits. Platt College has a total student population of 435. It is the 2913th highest ranked school in the USA and the 65th highest in the state of Oklahoma (#1 is Oklahoma City University).
Practical Nursing students from Tulsa 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 Tulsa area alone, there are 3,180 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $32,890. Registered nurses in this area earn $50,720/yr and there are 6,830 employed.
Tulsa lies in Osage county, which is one of the 41 counties in Oklahoma. Overall, the Tulsa area has 423,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $18.09/hr average worker wage, and a $37,620 average annual salary. Thus, about 16.134 out of every 1000 jobs in Tulsa are held by registered nurses, and 7.517/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College ends up costing a student $28,980/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tulsa|
|Ponca City||OK||-||2||30.535||26||76.2 miles|
|Siloam Springs||AR||-||1||66.9948||62||77.1 miles|
|Arkansas City||KS||-||1||16.4747||36||89.5 miles|
|Midwest City||OK||57,117||2||17.3383||110||93.6 miles|