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Nursing at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Nursing at SUNY Plattsburgh

What traits are you looking for in a nursing school? To help you decide if SUNY Plattsburgh is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's nursing program.

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and has a total student population of 5,109. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 102 students received a bachelor's degree in nursing from SUNY Plattsburgh.

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

SUNY Plattsburgh Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

SUNY Plattsburgh Nursing Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks nursing programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY Plattsburgh performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at SUNY Plattsburgh 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
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 349
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 462
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 549
Best Value Nursing Schools 1,111

Earnings of SUNY Plattsburgh Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $68,198. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 8% higher than the national average of $62,880 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Nursing Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at SUNY Plattsburgh.

SUNY Plattsburgh Nursing Bachelor’s Program

90% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 102 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Nursing from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2020-2021, 10% were men and 90% were women.


About 81% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at SUNY Plattsburgh 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 SUNY Plattsburgh with a bachelor's in nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 83
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

SUNY Plattsburgh also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for SUNY Plattsburgh.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Registered Nurses 182,490 $85,610
Medical and Health Services Managers 25,830 $143,030
Nurse Practitioners 13,710 $120,970
Nursing Instructors and Professors 4,380 $91,900
Nurse Anesthetists 1,770 $191,130


*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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