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Nursing Schools in Oklahoma

2,895 students earned Nursing degrees in Oklahoma in the 2018-2019 year.

A Nursing major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Oklahoma

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,408
Associate’s Degree 1,331
Master’s Degree 136
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in OK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 19.6%
Nursing Majors in OK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Oklahoma

In this state, there are 38,140 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. OK

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Oklahoma

Nursing grads earn an average of $90,680 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Oklahoma that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

339 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,126 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time.

268 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,267 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. The student loan default rate is 9.70% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.68 years.

215 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,039 Total Students

63% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $7,883. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#4

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City
194 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
2,773 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,024. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,475 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,500 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,904.

155 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,181 Total Students

In their early career, Northern Oklahoma College grads earn an average salary of $28,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,829.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,701 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. A typical student attending OSU-OKC will pay a net price of $7,007. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
15,393 Total Students

A typical student attending UCO will pay a net price of $16,572. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,262 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,329. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at OPSU.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
3,633 Total Students

The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at RSU. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

Nursing Careers in OK

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title OK Job Growth OK Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 23% $104,310
Nursing Instructors and Professors 19% $57,680
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $79,040
Registered Nurses 10% $61,750
Nurse Anesthetists 9% $170,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in OK
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,991
Allied Health Services 1,420
Allied Health Professions 1,120
Health/Medical Admin Services 654
Health Sciences & Services 590
Health/Medical Prep Programs 412
Communication Sciences 321
Dental Support Services 310

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