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Nursing Schools in New Hampshire

In 2018-2019, 2,009 students earned their Nursing degrees in NH.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in New Hampshire

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,374
Associate’s Degree 318
Master’s Degree 272
Post-Master’s Certificate 24
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 24
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 18
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in NH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in New Hampshire is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 4.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 81.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Nursing Majors in NH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in New Hampshire

17,230 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NH

Wages for Nursing Jobs in New Hampshire

Nursing grads earn an average of $105,120 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in New Hampshire that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,047 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
104,068 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $40,334. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

306 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,319 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $39,800 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
15,298 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.20%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $22,909.

#4

Saint Anselm College

Manchester
83 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
2,024 Total Students

In their early career, St. Anselm College grads earn an average salary of $49,000. This private institution charges an average net price of $32,023. Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years.

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,478 Total Students

A typical student attending NHTI will pay a net price of $17,289. In their early career, NHTI grads earn an average salary of $31,600. 79% of students get financical aid.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
112 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 4.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 55% are considered full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,574 Total Students

A typical student attending New Hampshire State Trade School will pay a net price of $14,562. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 13% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
2,178 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Franklin Pierce College grads earn an average salary of $34,100. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,887 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. A typical student attending Great Bay Community College will pay a net price of $16,392. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,800 a year.

#10

Colby - Sawyer College

New London
41 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
859 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Nursing Careers in NH

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NH Job Growth NH Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 35% $108,750
Nursing Instructors and Professors 22% $72,220
Nurse Midwives 20% $105,280
Medical and Health Services Managers 19% $98,290
Registered Nurses 14% $71,640
Nurse Anesthetists 13% $160,520

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

Major Annual Graduates in NH
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,254
Public Health 497
Health Sciences & Services 388
Mental & Social Health Services 214
Rehabilitation Professions 205
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 166
Allied Health Professions 164
Allied Health Services 128

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