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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in South Dakota

In 2018-2019, 203 students earned their Practical Nursing degrees in SD.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 12th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in South Dakota

Practical Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 188
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 188
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 12
Associate’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

In South Dakota, a practical nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in SD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of practical nursing majors in South Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 1.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 84.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.4%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in SD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in South Dakota

7,880 people in the state and 2,152,650 in the nation are employed in jobs related to practical nursing.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. SD

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in South Dakota

In this state, practical nursing grads earn an average of $26,820. Nationwide, they make an average of $29,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in South Dakota that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,380 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 9.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,228 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,214 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,700 a year. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,987.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,162 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $37,000 after graduation.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
549 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $11,906. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 86%.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in SD

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title SD Job Growth SD Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 8% $26,300
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2% $38,510

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to practical nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in SD
Nursing 1,018
Allied Health Professions 239
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 157
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 130
Mental & Social Health Services 125
Health/Medical Admin Services 123
Health Sciences & Services 113
Allied Health Services 100

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