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Nursing Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 7,379 students earned their Nursing degrees in GA.

In this state, Nursing is the 1st most popular major out of a total 28 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,623
Master’s Degree 2,038
Associate’s Degree 1,371
Post-Master’s Certificate 192
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 192
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 154
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 154
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 154
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 22.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 58.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Nursing Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Georgia

94,030 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Georgia

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $106,750. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 56 colleges in Georgia that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,572 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
6,195 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 8% are considered full time. In their early career, South University's online programs grads earn an average salary of $26,900. 88% of students get financical aid.

#2

Emory University

Atlanta
461 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,415 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.08 years. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, Emory grads earn an average salary of $57,500.

414 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. A typical student attending Augusta University will pay a net price of $13,438. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time.

366 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

A typical student attending GaSou will pay a net price of $15,795. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at GaSou. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

331 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,145 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $67,100 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 27%.

275 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,877 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate. A typical student attending CSU will pay a net price of $12,194. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

254 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

92% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.70 years. A typical student attending Georgia State will pay a net price of $14,519.

238 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
8,066 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,794. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

233 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
6,122 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,066. Most students complete their degree in 5.06 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time.

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 91% of students receive it.

Nursing Careers in GA

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 38% $104,360
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $67,370
Medical and Health Services Managers 25% $96,220
Nurse Midwives 24% $98,680
Nurse Anesthetists 20% $146,460
Registered Nurses 18% $67,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Allied Health Services 3,212
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,152
Allied Health Professions 3,012
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,336
Public Health 1,380
Dental Support Services 862
Health Sciences & Services 806
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 583

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