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Nursing at Charleston Southern University

Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at Charleston Southern University stacks up to those at other schools.

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and approximately 3,477 students attend the school each year. Of the 661 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Charleston Southern University in 2019, 76 of them were nursing majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

CSU Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at CSU

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? CSU offers distance education options for nursing at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

CSU Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at CSU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 398
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 535
Most Popular Nursing Schools 908

In 2019, 6 students received their master’s degree in nursing from CSU. This makes it the #522 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of CSU Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at CSU is $55,800. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing students.

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Nursing Student Demographics at CSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Charleston Southern University.

CSU Nursing Bachelor’s Program

92% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 76 nursing students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from CSU, about 8% were men and 92% were women.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 75% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at CSU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 57
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

CSU Nursing Master’s Program

100% Women
Of the 6 students who graduated with a master’s in nursing from CSU in 2019, 0% were men and 100% were women.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from CSU, 100% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Charleston Southern University with a master's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 6
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

CSU also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Registered Nurses 44,350 $64,940
Medical and Health Services Managers 5,470 $98,780
Nurse Practitioners 2,260 $99,910
Nurse Anesthetists 930 $164,480
Nursing Instructors and Professors 550 $67,430

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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