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Nursing Schools in New York

15,761 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 New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7,401
Associate’s Degree 5,421
Master’s Degree 2,544
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 203
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 203
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 203
Post-Master’s Certificate 181
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 181
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.2%
  • Black or African American: 14.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.5%
  • White: 57.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Nursing Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in New York

In this state, there are 228,630 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Nursing Jobs in New York

Nursing grads earn an average of $110,150 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 111 colleges in New York that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,412 Degrees in Major Awarded
25,245 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $54,700 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

614 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $42,397. Graduates earn an average $48,900 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years.

#3

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
596 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,814 Total Students

78% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. A typical student attending SUNY Stony Brook will pay a net price of $14,893.

#4

Molloy College

Rockville Centre
562 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
5,113 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $28,977. 10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

Adelphi University

Garden City
522 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
7,991 Total Students

The 4.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 33%. It takes the average student 4.18 years to graduate.

#6

LIU Post

Brookville
406 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,546 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at LIU Post will pay a net price of $24,832.

#7

Utica College

Utica
371 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,947 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $23,251. The full-time teacher rate is 34%.

362 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,395 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $29,883. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

#9

Hunter College

New York
355 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,193 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 31% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at Hunter.

296 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
12,233 Total Students

93% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,373. In their early career, University of Rochester grads earn an average salary of $44,800.

Nursing Careers in NY

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 42% $118,550
Nursing Instructors and Professors 28% $81,980
Nurse Anesthetists 26% $177,100
Nurse Midwives 24% $111,940
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $123,100
Registered Nurses 20% $85,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Allied Health Services 4,432
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,852
Allied Health Professions 3,478
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,432
Rehabilitation Professions 2,961
Public Health 2,459
Communication Sciences 2,115
Health Sciences & Services 1,925

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