Nurse Practitioner in Washington State

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Washington State


Around 0.0% of Washington State's graduates graduate from nurse practitioning degree programs every year. Thus, Washington State's 5 nurse practitioner schools put out approximately 77 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

University of Washington-Seattle Campus, which was ranked 13th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Washington State that has a nurse practitioner program. It is located in Seattle. In 2010, University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduated 11 students from its nurse practitioner program. Tuition at University of Washington-Seattle Campus was $8,701 per year.

The second-ranked school in Washington State that has a nurse practitioner program is Seattle University. Seattle University, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Seattle. 33 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Seattle University in 2010. The tuition rate at Seattle University was $30,825 per year.

The third-ranked school in Washington State with a nurse practitioner program is Seattle Pacific University, which is located in Seattle. In 2010, it was ranked 31st nationwide. In 2010, 14 students graduated from Seattle Pacific University nurse practitioner program. Seattle Pacific University charged in-state students $28,965 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Washington State nurse practitioner school, average tuition will be $25,723 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $8,701 per year to $30,925 per year. In 2010, the following Washington State nurse practitioner schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Gonzaga University - located in Spokane, students are charged $30,925 per year
  2. Seattle University - located in Seattle, students are charged $30,825 per year
  3. Pacific Lutheran University - located in Tacoma, students are charged $29,200 per year

The nurse practitioner schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Washington State were:

  1. University of Washington-Seattle Campus - located in Seattle, students are charged $8,701 per year
  2. Seattle Pacific University - located in Seattle, students are charged $28,965 per year
  3. Pacific Lutheran University - located in Tacoma, students are charged $29,200 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Washington State school... what next?

The highest percentage of nurse practitioner graduates in Washington State pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. In 2010, there were 470 nurse practitioners working in Washington State. The largest populations of Washington State nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:

  1. King County - 280 nurse practitioners
  2. Spokane County - 60 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nurse practitioners is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 680 nurse practitioners working in the Washington State then.

Salary

On average, nurse practitioners earn $73,900 per year. In 2010, however, some Washington State nurse practitioners earned as little as less than $36,480 per year or as much as more than $95,450 per year. The counties in Washington State with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

  1. King County - $67,800 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in Washington State 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.

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Washington State
  • Doctoral Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Washington State

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,685 miles from location University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle WA 86.9578 45% 45,943
7,686 miles from location Seattle University Seattle WA 70.3999 21% 7,751
7,474 miles from location Gonzaga University Spokane WA 37.2946 28% 7,633
7,687 miles from location Seattle Pacific University Seattle WA 68.9096 37% 4,000
7,704 miles from location Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma WA 65.5433 36% 3,581
 

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 470 $73,900 -57.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are nurse practitioner related jobs in Washington State