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Nursing Schools in Idaho

1,277 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Idaho

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 904
Associate’s Degree 306
Master’s Degree 44
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 22
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 22
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in ID Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.0%
  • White: 80.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Nursing Majors in ID Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Idaho

17,620 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. ID

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Idaho

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $71,680. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

330 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
26,217 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,000 after graduation. The average student takes 4.78 years to complete their degree at Boise State. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

259 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
39,145 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. In their early career, BYU - I grads earn an average salary of $31,100.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
3,748 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
12,402 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,700 a year. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 7.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,288 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,157.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
454 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $27,922. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 34% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 47%.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,111 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.45 years. The 2.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.


North Idaho College

Coeur d'Alene
55 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,068 Total Students

A typical student attending NIC will pay a net price of $7,696. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,600 after earning their degree at this institution. 42% of the teachers are full time.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,595 Total Students

73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $11,612. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 40% are considered full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,580 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,887. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

Nursing Careers in ID

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title ID Job Growth ID Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 35% $102,830
Nurse Midwives 33% $70,590
Nursing Instructors and Professors 31% $71,130
Registered Nurses 29% $66,780
Medical and Health Services Managers 26% $86,160
Nurse Anesthetists 8% $147,960

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

Major Annual Graduates in ID
Allied Health Professions 605
Public Health 389
Allied Health Services 336
Other Health Professions 241
Health/Medical Admin Services 209
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 200
Dental Support Services 195
Health Sciences & Services 124

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