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Nursing Schools in Arizona

11,806 students earned Nursing degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 6,546
Master’s Degree 2,886
Associate’s Degree 1,853
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 416
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 416
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 416
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 55
Post-Master’s Certificate 55
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 50

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.8%
  • Black or African American: 12.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 15.7%
  • White: 50.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 12.2%
Nursing Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Arizona

There are 67,300 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $110,750, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 31 colleges in Arizona that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

6,521 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,197. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it.

1,279 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.31 years. The student to faculty ratio is 38 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 4%.

622 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $34,400 after graduation.

452 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, University of Arizona grads earn an average salary of $36,900.

311 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,584 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 54%.

272 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

64% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

250 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,081 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

227 Degrees in Major Awarded
692 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $32,299. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 18%.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,387 Total Students

In their early career, Mesa Community College grads earn an average salary of $29,600. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,717.

207 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

70% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,817.

Nursing Careers in AZ

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 58% $111,780
Medical and Health Services Managers 40% $97,520
Registered Nurses 37% $75,770
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $76,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,927
Allied Health Services 3,180
Allied Health Professions 2,789
Mental & Social Health Services 1,876
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,637
Public Health 1,108
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 961
Dental Support Services 819

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