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Nursing Schools in Kansas

In 2018-2019, 2,935 students earned their Nursing degrees in KS.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,496
Associate’s Degree 874
Master’s Degree 166
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 143
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 132
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 90
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 90
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.5%
  • White: 74.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 8.2%
Nursing Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Kansas

In this state, there are 34,800 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Kansas

Nursing grads earn an average of $94,050 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 39 colleges in Kansas that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

356 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,964 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $8,887. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it.

296 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,552 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 86% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.60%.

223 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,909 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.00% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. This private school has an average net price of $20,496.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,342 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
6,285 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,683. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $34,100 after graduation.

179 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,908 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. A typical student attending FHSU will pay a net price of $12,340.

131 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,645 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.70% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $13,910.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,898 Total Students

34% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,240 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,798.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,998 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. 100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Kansas City Kansas Community College will pay a net price of $14,595.

Nursing Careers in KS

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 23% $97,310
Nursing Instructors and Professors 20% $59,290
Medical and Health Services Managers 11% $85,610
Registered Nurses 10% $59,680
Nurse Anesthetists 3% $146,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,219
Health Aids & Attendants 992
Allied Health Professions 925
Allied Health Services 866
Health/Medical Admin Services 676
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 281
Rehabilitation Professions 254
Communication Sciences 220

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