Rhode Island contains four schools that offer registered nurse programs. Salve Regina University, the highest-ranking registered nurse school in RI, has a total student population of 2,584 and is the 318th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 registered nurse schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salve Regina University comes out as the most expensive ($27,692/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Registered Nurse students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 60 employed nuclear medicine technologists earning an average yearly salary of $76,560. Registered nurses in this state earn $68,830/yr and there are 11,630 employed.
Also, within the registered nurse schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from registered nurse, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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