Nurse Practitioner in Florida

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Florida


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Florida graduates receive degrees in nurse practitioning. Thus, Florida's 15 nurse practitioner schools put out approximately 389 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Florida with a nurse practitioner program is University of Miami, which is located in Miami. In 2010, it was ranked 20th nationwide. 51 students graduated with a degree in nurse practitioner from University of Miami in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Miami was $37,836 per year.

The University of Tampa, which is located in Tampa, is the second-ranked school in Florida that has a nurse practitioner program. It received a ranking of 39th in the country in 2010. 21 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from The University of Tampa in 2010. The tuition rate at The University of Tampa was $23,218 per year.

Florida Southern College, which was ranked 39th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Florida that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Lakeland. 22 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Florida Southern College in 2010. The tuition rate at Florida Southern College was $24,662 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Florida nurse practitioner school, average tuition will be $14,454 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,847 per year to $37,836 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Florida nurse practitioner schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Miami - located in Miami, students are charged $37,836 per year
  2. Barry University - located in Miami, students are charged $27,200 per year
  3. Jacksonville University - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $26,600 per year

The following Florida nurse practitioner schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Miami Dade College - located in Miami, students are charged $2,847 per year
  2. Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences - located in Orlando, students are charged $9,580 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus - located in Fort Lauderdale, students are charged $10,680 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Florida school... what next?

A large number of Florida nurse practitioner graduates become nurse practitioners. In 2010, there were 3,750 nurse practitioners working in Florida. The largest populations of Florida nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:

  1. Hernando County - 850 nurse practitioners
  2. Miami-Dade County - 560 nurse practitioners
  3. Broward County - 510 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nurse practitioners is expected to grow by 8% by 2018. There are projected to be 5,350 nurse practitioners working in the Florida then.

Salary

On average, nurse practitioners earn $65,030 per year. However, this number is only an average. nurse practitioners in Florida had varying salaries from $23,790 to $102,450 per year in 2010. The following counties in Florida have the highest average salaries for nurse practitioners:

  1. Alachua County - $71,660 per year
  2. Brevard County - $70,600 per year
  3. Miami-Dade County - $69,150 per year

A nurse practitioner in the following counties in Florida make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Volusia County - $51,690 per year
  2. Bradford County - $54,880 per year
  3. Palm Beach County - $56,790 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in Florida and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Florida
  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Florida
  • Doctoral Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Florida

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,614 miles from location Miami Dade College Miami FL 21.2072 n/a 59,120
5,619 miles from location Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale FL 56.4155 31% 29,153
5,619 miles from location University of Miami Miami FL 80.2467 21% 15,629
5,615 miles from location Barry University Miami FL 20.8596 24% 8,846
5,765 miles from location The University of Tampa Tampa FL 60.8242 23% 6,291
5,724 miles from location Jacksonville University Jacksonville FL 21.703 18% 3,554
5,701 miles from location Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences Orlando FL 12.8142 36% 2,662
5,733 miles from location Florida Southern College Lakeland FL 59.8689 33% 2,426
5,621 miles from location University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus Fort Lauderdale FL 8.98568 n/a 2,116
5,703 miles from location University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus Maitland FL 7.58641 n/a 1,463
5,723 miles from location University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus Jacksonville FL 9.4393 n/a 1,164
5,759 miles from location University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus Tampa FL 7.43942 n/a 772
5,716 miles from location Wolford College Naples FL 0.0267739 n/a 224
5,619 miles from location Management Resources Institute Miami FL 33.5764 100% 162
5,965 miles from location Gooding Institute of Nurse Anesthesia Panama City FL 0.00609584 n/a 51
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Florida

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 3,750 $65,030 -31.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nurse practitioner related jobs in Florida