Somerset, KY has four RN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. The University of Tennessee, the highest ranked school in this group with a RN program, has a total student population of 29,934. It is the 932nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 16th highest in the state of Tennessee (#1 is Vanderbilt University).
RN students from Somerset schools who go on to become registered nurses, nurses, RNs, 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.
Somerset lies in Pulaski county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area has 166,570 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.6% unemployment rate, $15.47/hr average worker wage, and a $32,170 average annual salary.
Of the 4 RN schools with a 100-mile radius of Somerset, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Louisville Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,363/yr) for RN students, with The University of Tennessee as the lowest, reported at only $13,139/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Somerset|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||55.8 miles|