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Nursing Schools in Nevada

1,742 students earned Nursing degrees in Nevada in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,106
Associate’s Degree 490
Master’s Degree 77
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 61
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 21.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.4%
  • White: 43.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 12.4%
Nursing Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 26,110 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Nevada

Nursing grads earn an average of $112,540 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Nevada that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

373 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,724 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.00%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $74,900 a year.

#2

Nevada State College

Henderson
254 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
4,930 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

209 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,752. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

196 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

171 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UNLV. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,551. 96% of the teachers are full time.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,479 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
310 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $36,915. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
401 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 56% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
97 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,200 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. 83% of students get financical aid.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,861 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,072. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 72% of students get financical aid.

Nursing Careers in NV

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 40% $72,100
Nurse Practitioners 39% $112,090
Medical and Health Services Managers 31% $113,310
Registered Nurses 27% $85,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,189
Allied Health Services 1,175
Allied Health Professions 1,127
Health Sciences & Services 496
Health/Medical Admin Services 361
Dental Support Services 343
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 322
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 228

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