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Nursing Schools in Montana

822 students earned Nursing degrees in Montana in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Montana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 541
Associate’s Degree 243
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 27
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 27
Master’s Degree 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in MT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.7%
  • Black or African American: 0.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 82.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 10.9%
Nursing Majors in MT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Montana

There are 12,370 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MT

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Montana

Nursing grads earn an average of $96,180 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Montana that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

263 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
16,814 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. A typical student attending MSU Bozeman will pay a net price of $18,036. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

183 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
1,038 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,355. 100% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.59 years.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
4,315 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. In their early career, Montana State University - Billings grads earn an average salary of $30,400. It takes the average student 4.80 years to graduate.

#4

Carroll College

Helena
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,335 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Carroll Montana grads earn an average salary of $37,400. 62% of the teachers are full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
1,844 Total Students

93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $13,886. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
1,090 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. 88% of students get financical aid.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
10,962 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,300 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,353.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,514 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 80% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,678.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
21% Graduation Rate
720 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,520 Total Students

75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,900 a year. A typical student attending Helena College will pay a net price of $11,240.

Nursing Careers in MT

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MT Job Growth MT Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 37% $103,390
Medical and Health Services Managers 21% $87,060
Registered Nurses 18% $65,960
Nursing Instructors and Professors 18% $69,740
Nurse Anesthetists 14% $208,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in MT
Rehabilitation Professions 291
Health/Medical Admin Services 244
Allied Health Professions 186
Allied Health Services 142
Public Health 127
Dental Support Services 76
Communication Sciences 63
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 63

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