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Nursing Schools in Nevada

1,742 students earned Nursing degrees in Nevada in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 23 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,106
Associate’s Degree 490
Master’s Degree 77
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 61
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.4%
  • White: 43.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 12.4%
Nursing Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 26,110 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Nevada

Nursing grads earn an average of $112,540 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Nevada that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

373 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,724 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 1.00% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

#2

Nevada State College

Henderson
254 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
4,930 Total Students

A typical student attending NSC will pay a net price of $12,980. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.

209 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

In their early career, CSN grads earn an average salary of $28,500. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 76% of students receive it.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate. A typical student attending UNR will pay a net price of $14,122.

171 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,500 a year. The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UNLV. 94% of students get financical aid.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,479 Total Students

The 0.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 46%. The student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
310 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
401 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $27,641. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 56% of students receive it.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
97 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,861 Total Students

A typical student attending Truckee Meadows Community College will pay a net price of $8,072. In their early career, Truckee Meadows Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,600. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Nursing Careers in NV

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 40% $72,100
Nurse Practitioners 39% $112,090
Medical and Health Services Managers 31% $113,310
Registered Nurses 27% $85,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,189
Allied Health Services 1,175
Allied Health Professions 1,127
Health Sciences & Services 496
Health/Medical Admin Services 361
Dental Support Services 343
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 322
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 228

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