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2021 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Idaho

6 Colleges
$36,000 Avg Salary
$16,131 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants School for You

With 200 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, practical nursing and nursing assistants is the #30 most popular major in Idaho.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Idaho ranking is one of many tools that Course Advisor has developed to help you make your educational decision. Our analysis looked at 6 schools in Idaho to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for students.

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2021 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Idaho

The following schools top our list of the Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Colleges.

Top Idaho Schools in Practical Nursing

Our 2021 rankings named Carrington College-Boise the best school in Idaho for practical nursing and nursing assistants students. Located in the medium-sized city of Boise, Apollo College is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population.

After completing their degree, practical nursing graduates from Apollo College carry an average student debtload of $15,188. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $158.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Lewis - Clark State College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Idaho list. Lewis - Clark State College is a small public school located in the small city of Lewiston.

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#3

College of Eastern Idaho

Idaho Falls, ID

Out of the 6 schools in Idaho that were part of this year’s ranking, College of Eastern Idaho landed the # 3 spot on the list. EITC is a small public school located in the city of Idaho Falls.

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#4

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Idaho State University is a great place for practical nursing and nursing assistants students. ISU is a large public school located in the city of Pocatello.

Practical Nursing majors at ISU take out an average of $21,489 in student loans while working on their egree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $223.

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#5

College of Southern Idaho

Twin Falls, ID

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means College of Southern Idaho is a great place for practical nursing and nursing assistants students. Located in the remote town of Twin Falls, College of Southern Idaho is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

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#6

North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene, ID

North Idaho College ranked #6 on this year’s Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Idaho list. NIC is a moderately-sized public school located in the small city of Coeur d'Alene.

While working on their degree, practical nursing majors at NIC accumulate an average of around $17,347 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $180, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Colleges in the Rocky Mountains Region

Explore all the Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in the Rocky Mountains Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 2,226
Utah 2,036
Montana 58
Wyoming 215

Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants is one of 34 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Nursing 305,309
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 99,641
Allied Health Professions 86,697
Health & Medical Administrative Services 82,868
Public Health 36,569

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 6 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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