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Nursing Schools in Wyoming

In 2018-2019, 439 students earned their Nursing degrees in WY.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 16 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Wyoming

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 287
Bachelor’s Degree 133
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in WY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 84.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
Nursing Majors in WY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Wyoming

In this state, there are 6,270 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. WY

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Wyoming

Nursing grads earn an average of $69,720 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 8 colleges in Wyoming that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 8 below:

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
12,450 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,700 a year. A typical student attending UW will pay a net price of $13,379. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,097 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,400 a year. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,168 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Northern Wyoming Community College District grads earn an average salary of $29,900. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,186.

#4

Casper College

Casper
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,650 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,185. 50% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,183 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,100 a year. This public school has an average net price of $7,513.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,974 Total Students

55% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 96% of students get financical aid.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,488 Total Students

94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,045.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,462 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,163.

Nursing Careers in WY

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title WY Job Growth WY Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 38% $114,000
Medical and Health Services Managers 19% $91,730
Registered Nurses 17% $65,100
Nursing Instructors and Professors 17% $68,550
Nurse Anesthetists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in WY
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 215
Health Sciences & Services 131
Allied Health Professions 91
Allied Health Services 78
Dental Support Services 69
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 45
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 44
Communication Sciences 35

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