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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Kentucky

There are two schools in the state of Kentucky offering nurse practitioner programs. 59 students graduated from programs at Kentucky nurse practitioner schools in 2010. 36 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 23 students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 41 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing per year. This accounts for 1% of nurse practitioner students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 23 students graduated with certificates in advanced nursing and 36 with a degree at the master's level.

Two nurse practitioner schools are located in this state. And of these, two schools are public. Tuition at a public nurse practitioner school varies from $7,128 to $7,560.

Average tuition for nurse practitioner programs is $7,375. The lowest tuition in this state is at Northern Kentucky University, while the highest tuition for nurse practitioner programs, which is $7,560 every year, is at Western Kentucky University.

Kentucky schools offer certificates and masters degrees for nurse practitioner students.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

On average, 41 students graduate from programs in this state in advanced nursing per year. This accounts for 1% of nurse practitioner students who schools in the United States graduate. Out of those, 23 students graduated with certificates in advanced nursing and 36 with a degree at the master's level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Kentucky 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 10
  • Certificate 2007: 27
  • Certificate 2008: 14
  • Certificate 2009: 16
  • Certificate 2010: 23
  • Master 2006: 10
  • Master 2007: 25
  • Master 2008: 10
  • Master 2009: 16
  • Master 2010: 36

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Kentucky

Schools in Kentucky offer a total of six nurse practitioner programs. Of these programs, approximately 50% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Kentucky

  • Certificate: 3
  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27990
  • 25th Percentile: 34250
  • Median: 50880
  • 75th Percentile: 80630
  • 90th Percentile: 101140

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34540
  • Median Salary 2007: 35300
  • Median Salary 2008: 36620
  • Median Salary 2009: 40310
  • Median Salary 2010: 50880
  • Total Employed 2006: 600
  • Total Employed 2007: 540
  • Total Employed 2008: 530
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 280

Kentucky vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Kentucky vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Kentucky: 0.503% (280)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Kentucky

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1. Northern Kentucky University

Nunn Drive
Highland Heights, KY 41099
(859) 572-5100

Northern Kentucky University is located in the suburbs of Highland Heights, Kentucky. This school offers five programs in advanced nursing. Specifically, this big school offers two certificates in advanced nursing to students and three degrees at the master's level in advanced nursing. This school is a public 4-year institution. NKU is the largest institution in the state of Kentucky offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.

2. Western Kentucky University

1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1000
(270) 745-0111

Western Kentucky University offers one program in advanced nursing and WKU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bowling Green, KY. It is one of 3 research universities in Kentucky. This large university is the second biggest institution in the state of Kentucky offering advanced nursing in terms of programs.