Nevada contains seven schools that offer registered nurse programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking registered nurse school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 registered nurse schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nevada State College comes out as the most expensive ($10,150/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Registered Nurse students from Nevada schools who go on to become registered nuclear medicine technologists, nurses, radiologists, radiology technicians, 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, Nuclear medicine technologists make on average $68,450 per year and there are about 21,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Nevada alone, there are 70 employed nuclear medicine technologists earning an average yearly salary of $78,590. Registered nurses in this state earn $72,940/yr and there are 16,100 employed.
Also, within the registered nurse schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from registered nurse, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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