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Nursing Schools in North Dakota

1,025 students earned Nursing degrees in North Dakota in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Nursing is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 214 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in North Dakota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 582
Associate’s Degree 245
Master’s Degree 144
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 53
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 53
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 53
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in ND Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in North Dakota is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 81.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 9.9%
Nursing Majors in ND Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in North Dakota

In this state, there are 10,520 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. ND

Wages for Nursing Jobs in North Dakota

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $106,200. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

257 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,581 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.67 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

232 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
13,173 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $40,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

#3

University of Mary

Bismarck
148 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
3,779 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.00%. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. An average student at UMary will pay a net price of $16,774.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
653 Total Students

The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at Rasmussen University - North Dakota. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
3,125 Total Students

The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at MSU. The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,982 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,100 a year. This public school has an average net price of $9,666. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 91% are considered full time.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
1,212 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,233. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,739 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,165. Graduates earn an average $41,300 after graduation.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,006 Total Students

A typical student attending MSU-Bottineau will pay a net price of $9,618. In their early career, MSU-Bottineau grads earn an average salary of $35,000. 33% of the teachers are full time.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,977 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $37,100 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,148.

Nursing Careers in ND

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title ND Job Growth ND Median Salary
Nurse Midwives 100% $0
Nurse Practitioners 36% $105,030
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $99,770
Nursing Instructors and Professors 22% $68,990
Registered Nurses 20% $63,870
Nurse Anesthetists 17% $190,880

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

Major Annual Graduates in ND
Rehabilitation Professions 264
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 250
Allied Health Professions 213
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 171
Communication Sciences 101
Health/Medical Admin Services 82
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 80
Medicine 70

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