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Nursing at Salve Regina University

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

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, 89 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.

Salve Regina Nursing Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at Salve Regina

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.

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

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Salve Regina Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at Salve Regina 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

In terms of overall quality, College Factual ranked the nursing major at Salve Regina at 137 out of the 723 colleges and universities that were analyzed in the report. It is also ranked as the #1 school in Rhode Island.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Nursing Schools 60
Best Colleges for Nursing 137
Highest Paid Nursing Graduates 247
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 293
Best Value Colleges for Nursing 378
Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans 390
Most Focused Colleges for Nursing 657
Most Popular Colleges for Nursing 766

In 2019, 5 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Salve Regina. This makes it the #531 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #319 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Salve Regina Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Salve Regina is $65,900. This is 8% higher than $61,050, which is the national average for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.

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Nursing Student Demographics at Salve Regina

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

Salve Regina Nursing Bachelor’s Program

96% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 89 nursing students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from Salve Regina, about 4% were men and 96% were women.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 84% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing 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 nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Salve Regina University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 75
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 9

Salve Regina Nursing Master’s Program

100% Women
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 nursing majors earned their master's degree from Salve Regina. Of these graduates, 0% were men and 100% were women.

Salve Regina Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from Salve Regina, 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 Salve Regina University with a master's in nursing.

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

Salve Regina also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 2 students 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 RI, the home state for Salve Regina University.

Occupation Jobs in RI Average Salary in RI
Registered Nurses 12,630 $78,420
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,660 $128,660
Nurse Practitioners 690 $109,290
Nursing Instructors and Professors 270 $78,450
Nurse Midwives 50 $107,700

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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