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Nursing Schools in Montana

822 students earned Nursing degrees in Montana in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Montana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 541
Associate’s Degree 243
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Master’s Degree 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in MT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 82.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 10.9%
Nursing Majors in MT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Montana

There are 12,370 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MT

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Montana

Nursing grads earn an average of $96,180 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Montana that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

263 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
16,692 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,036. Graduates earn an average $33,500 after graduation. 61% of the teachers are full time.

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
998 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 56%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The student loan default rate of 7.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
4,416 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid.

#4

Carroll College

Helena
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,231 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $25,674.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
1,714 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. In their early career, Montana Tech grads earn an average salary of $38,300. A typical student attending Montana Tech will pay a net price of $13,886.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
1,073 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
10,487 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $15,353. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $29,300 after graduation.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,218 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
690 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,423 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 23%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it.

Nursing Careers in MT

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MT Job Growth MT Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 37% $103,390
Medical and Health Services Managers 21% $87,060
Registered Nurses 18% $65,960
Nursing Instructors and Professors 18% $69,740
Nurse Anesthetists 14% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in MT
Rehabilitation Professions 291
Health/Medical Admin Services 244
Allied Health Professions 186
Allied Health Services 142
Public Health 127
Dental Support Services 76
Communication Sciences 63
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 63

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