Nursing at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and approximately 5,329 students attend the school each year. Of the 1,523 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in 2019, 56 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.
UW Tacoma Nursing Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
- Master’s Degree in Nursing
UW Tacoma Nursing Rankings
Each year, College Factual ranks nursing programs across the country. The following shows how UW Tacoma 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
The nursing major at UW Tacoma 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.
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|Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools||501|
|Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||635|
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Earnings of UW Tacoma Nursing Graduates
The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $71,100. This is 16% higher than $61,050, which is the national average for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.
Nursing Student Demographics at UW Tacoma
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.
UW Tacoma Nursing Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 22% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in nursing.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||8|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
UW Tacoma Nursing Master’s Program
Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from UW Tacoma, 80% 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 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a master's in nursing.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
UW Tacoma 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.
|Occupation||Jobs in WA||Average Salary in WA|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||6,950||$117,970|
|Nursing Instructors and Professors||1,080||$77,540|
*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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