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Nursing Schools in Kansas

In 2018-2019, 2,935 students earned their Nursing degrees in KS.

A Nursing major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,496
Associate’s Degree 874
Master’s Degree 166
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 143
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 132
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 90
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 90
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.5%
  • White: 74.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 8.2%
Nursing Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Kansas

34,800 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Kansas

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $94,050, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 39 colleges in Kansas that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

356 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,374 Total Students

A typical student attending Butler CC will pay a net price of $8,887. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. In their early career, Butler CC grads earn an average salary of $27,100.

296 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,690 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,571. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

223 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,875 Total Students

An average student at MNU will pay a net price of $20,496. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,700 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,778 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
6,571 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 92% of students get financical aid.

179 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,523 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,340. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years.

131 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,625 Total Students

The 9.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. A typical student attending Pitt State will pay a net price of $13,910. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at Pitt State.

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,968 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,919. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,254 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at University of St. Mary. This private school has an average net price of $20,798.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,885 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 73% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Graduates earn an average $26,900 after graduation.

Nursing Careers in KS

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 23% $97,310
Nursing Instructors and Professors 20% $59,290
Medical and Health Services Managers 11% $85,610
Registered Nurses 10% $59,680
Nurse Anesthetists 3% $146,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 4,219
Health Aids & Attendants 992
Allied Health Professions 925
Allied Health Services 866
Health/Medical Admin Services 676
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 281
Rehabilitation Professions 254
Communication Sciences 220

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