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Health Professions at Salve Regina University

What traits are you looking for in a health professions school? To help you decide if Salve Regina University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's health professions program.

Salve Regina is located in Newport, Rhode Island and approximately 2,823 students attend the school each year. Of the 558 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Salve Regina University in 2019, 98 of them were health professions majors.

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

Salve Regina Health Professions Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Health Professions
  • Doctorate Degree in Health Professions

Online Classes Are Available at Salve Regina

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Salve Regina does offer online courses in health professions for the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Salve Regina Health Professions Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks health professions programs across the country. The following shows how Salve Regina performed in these rankings.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

Of the schools analyzed in this analysis, the health professions program at Salve Regina was ranked #294 for overall quality. It is also ranked as the #3 school in Rhode Island.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Health Professions Schools 152
Highest Paid Health Professions Graduates 175
Best Colleges for Health Professions 294
Most Popular Online Health Professions Schools 368
Best Value Colleges for Health Professions 551
Best Health Professions Colleges for Veterans 588
Most Popular Colleges for Health Professions 1,230
Most Focused Colleges for Health Professions 1,400

In 2019, 52 students received their master’s degree in health professions from Salve Regina. This makes it the #550 most popular school for health professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in health professions, making the school the #601 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Health Professions Student Demographics at Salve Regina

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the health professions majors at Salve Regina University.

Salve Regina Health Professions Bachelor’s Program

93% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 98 students earned a bachelor's degree in health professions from Salve Regina. About 93% of these graduates were women and the other 7% were men.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 83% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in health professions at Salve Regina 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 Salve Regina University with a bachelor's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Salve Regina University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 81
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

Salve Regina Health Professions Master’s Program

77% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 52 students who graduated with a master’s in health professions from Salve Regina in 2019, 23% were men and 77% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 18% men graduate in health professions each year. Salve Regina does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 5% more men than average.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Health Professions Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a health professions master's degree from Salve Regina, 77% 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 Salve Regina University with a master's in health professions.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Health Professions Majors at Salve Regina University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 40
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Salve Regina also has a doctoral program available in health professions. In 2019, 2 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Health Professions

The following health professions concentations are available at Salve Regina University. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Salve Regina University. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing 96
Health & Medical Administrative Services 44
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 24

Careers That Health Professions Grads May Go Into

A degree in health professions can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for RI, the home state for Salve Regina University.

Occupation Jobs in RI Average Salary in RI
Registered Nurses 12,630 $78,420
Nursing Assistants 10,200 $31,340
Personal Care Aides 5,860 $27,190
Office and Administrative Support Worker Supervisors 4,770 $62,480
Medical Assistants 2,390 $35,830

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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