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Nursing at Highland Community College

If you are interested in studying nursing, you may want to check out the program at Highland Community College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Highland Community College is located in Highland, Kansas and has a total student population of 2,866.

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

Highland Community College Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Highland Community College Nursing Rankings

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Nursing Student Demographics at Highland Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Highland Community College.

Highland Community College Nursing Associate’s Program

95% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 5% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 95% went to women.

Highland Community College Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

Highland Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in nursing graduates 27% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Highland Community College with a associate's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Highland Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

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 KS, the home state for Highland Community College.

Occupation Jobs in KS Average Salary in KS
Registered Nurses 27,810 $61,030
Medical and Health Services Managers 3,890 $94,050
Nurse Practitioners 2,270 $99,430
Nursing Instructors and Professors 530 $63,640
Nurse Anesthetists 300 $159,600


*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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