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Nursing Schools in Arizona

11,806 students earned Nursing degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 30 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Arizona

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 6,546
Master’s Degree 2,886
Associate’s Degree 1,853
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 416
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 416
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 416
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 55
Post-Master’s Certificate 55
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 50

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.7%
  • White: 50.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 12.2%
Nursing Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Arizona

There are 67,300 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $110,750, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Arizona that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

6,521 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
96,211 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 8%. In their early career, Grand Canyon University grads earn an average salary of $28,400.

1,279 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
94,724 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 38 to 1. 81% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 4%.

622 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
30,733 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 6.60% which is lower than average.

452 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,577 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,553. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 76%.

311 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,420 Total Students

In their early career, ASU - Downtown Phoenix grads earn an average salary of $38,300. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

272 Degrees in Major Awarded
45,073 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. 64% of the teachers are full time.

250 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,067 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,800 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

227 Degrees in Major Awarded
641 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. This private institution charges an average net price of $32,299. The full-time teacher rate is 18%.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,351 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

207 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,512 Total Students

26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year.

Nursing Careers in AZ

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 58% $111,780
Medical and Health Services Managers 40% $97,520
Registered Nurses 37% $75,770
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $76,700

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,927
Allied Health Services 3,180
Allied Health Professions 2,789
Mental & Social Health Services 1,876
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,637
Public Health 1,108
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 961
Dental Support Services 819

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