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15,761 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 35 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7,401
Associate’s Degree 5,421
Master’s Degree 2,544
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 203
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 203
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 203
Post-Master’s Certificate 181
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 181
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.2%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.5%
  • White: 57.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Nursing Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in New York

228,630 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Nursing Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $110,150, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 111 colleges in New York that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,412 Degrees in Major Awarded
30,008 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $54,700 after graduation. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

614 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $48,900 after graduation. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at NYU.

#3

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
596 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,256 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. A typical student attending SUNY Stony Brook will pay a net price of $14,893.

#4

Molloy College

Rockville Centre
562 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,929 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#5

Adelphi University

Garden City
522 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,146 Total Students

The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,004. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $43,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

LIU Post

Brookville
406 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,196 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,900 a year. 47% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

#7

Utica College

Utica
371 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
5,196 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

362 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,326 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. 100% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,400 a year.

#9

Hunter College

New York
355 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $2,796.

296 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
11,817 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 1.80% which is lower than average.

Nursing Careers in NY

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 42% $118,550
Nursing Instructors and Professors 28% $81,980
Nurse Anesthetists 26% $177,100
Nurse Midwives 24% $111,940
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $123,100
Registered Nurses 20% $85,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Allied Health Services 4,432
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,852
Allied Health Professions 3,478
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,432
Rehabilitation Professions 2,961
Public Health 2,459
Communication Sciences 2,115
Health Sciences & Services 1,925

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