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Nursing Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 2,984 students earned their Nursing degrees in CT.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,333
Associate’s Degree 777
Master’s Degree 573
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 174
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 174
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 174
Post-Master’s Certificate 121
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 121
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.3%
  • White: 67.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Nursing Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 40,530 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $111,340, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Connecticut that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

527 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years. The 3.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

364 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,400 a year. This public school has an average net price of $21,588.

325 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,207 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $51,900 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Quinnipiac.

#4

Goodwin College

East Hartford
276 Degrees in Major Awarded
16% Graduation Rate
3,397 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 5.20 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,301.

#5

Yale University

New Haven
241 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,433 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. 60% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Fairfield University

Fairfield
193 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $55,500 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#7

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
143 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $43,500 after graduation. 97% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,290 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 89% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,000 a year.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,642 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,700 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,237 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time.

Nursing Careers in CT

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 29% $115,370
Nursing Instructors and Professors 16% $94,000
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $109,600
Nurse Anesthetists 11% $181,410
Nurse Midwives 10% $111,160
Registered Nurses 9% $79,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Allied Health Services 1,370
Allied Health Professions 845
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 805
Other Health Professions 629
Public Health 493
Dental Support Services 481
Health/Medical Admin Services 463
Mental & Social Health Services 463

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