Nevada contains six schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 respiratory therapy schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Northern Nevada Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,762/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Nevada schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, 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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