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Nursing Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 7,379 students earned their Nursing degrees in GA.

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

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,623
Master’s Degree 2,038
Associate’s Degree 1,371
Post-Master’s Certificate 192
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 192
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 154
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 154
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 154
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 22.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.7%
  • White: 58.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Nursing Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Georgia

There are 94,030 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Georgia

Nursing grads earn an average of $106,750 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 56 colleges in Georgia that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,572 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
6,904 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 8%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,256. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation.

#2

Emory University

Atlanta
461 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,458 Total Students

The average student takes 4.08 years to complete their degree at Emory. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $24,593.

414 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,458 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $54,100 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 91% of students get financical aid.

366 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 82%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.40%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,795.

331 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,068 Total Students

27% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average. In their early career, Chamberlain - Georgia grads earn an average salary of $67,100.

275 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,076 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

254 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
34,316 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1.

238 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
7,802 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Middle Georgia State University grads earn an average salary of $26,300.

233 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
6,371 Total Students

A typical student attending Albany State will pay a net price of $13,066. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The average student takes 5.06 years to complete their degree at Albany State.

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.90%. 91% of students get financical aid.

Nursing Careers in GA

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 38% $104,360
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $67,370
Medical and Health Services Managers 25% $96,220
Nurse Midwives 24% $98,680
Nurse Anesthetists 20% $146,460
Registered Nurses 18% $67,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Allied Health Services 3,212
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,152
Allied Health Professions 3,012
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,336
Public Health 1,380
Dental Support Services 862
Health Sciences & Services 806
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 583

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