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Nursing Schools in Missouri

6,422 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,192
Master’s Degree 1,317
Associate’s Degree 1,296
Post-Master’s Certificate 272
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 272
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 269
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 269
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 269
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 76
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 76

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 7.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 78.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 7.1%
Nursing Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Missouri

In this state, there are 85,320 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Missouri

Nursing grads earn an average of $102,470 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 53 colleges in Missouri that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,226 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,013 Total Students

The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

457 Degrees in Major Awarded
663 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. The student loan default rate is 1.30% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $53,900 after graduation.

#3

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
358 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
12,799 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time. In their early career, SLU grads earn an average salary of $45,700. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%.

265 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

The average student takes 4.41 years to complete their degree at Mizzou. The student loan default rate is 4.10% which is lower than average. 72% of the teachers are full time.

259 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,821 Total Students

In their early career, CMU CGES grads earn an average salary of $30,900. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,988 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. 95% of students get financical aid.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
635 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Saint Luke's College grads earn an average salary of $52,200.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,273. It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

#9

Cox College

Springfield
217 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
956 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $41,000 after graduation. 62% of the teachers are full time.

202 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
3,281 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years.

Nursing Careers in MO

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $70,240
Nurse Practitioners 28% $98,430
Nurse Midwives 27% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $98,370
Registered Nurses 16% $62,270
Nurse Anesthetists 8% $153,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Allied Health Professions 1,489
Health Sciences & Services 1,087
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,086
Rehabilitation Professions 1,071
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,068
Allied Health Services 1,046
Public Health 676
Communication Sciences 595

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