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Nursing Schools in Oklahoma

2,895 students earned Nursing degrees in Oklahoma in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 271 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Oklahoma

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,408
Associate’s Degree 1,331
Master’s Degree 136
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in OK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 5.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 19.6%
Nursing Majors in OK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Oklahoma

38,140 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. OK

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Oklahoma

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $90,680, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Oklahoma that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

339 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,126 Total Students

The 4.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 69%.

268 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,267 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,115. The average student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree at SWOSU.

215 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,039 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,883. In their early career, OCCC grads earn an average salary of $28,000. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

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Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City
194 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
2,773 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $35,300 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,475 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation. A typical student attending Tulsa Community College will pay a net price of $6,904. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

155 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,181 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 60% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,829.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,701 Total Students

71% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $7,007. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
15,393 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,000 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.84 years. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
1,262 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 65%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
3,633 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time.

Nursing Careers in OK

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title OK Job Growth OK Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 23% $104,310
Nursing Instructors and Professors 19% $57,680
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $79,040
Registered Nurses 10% $61,750
Nurse Anesthetists 9% $170,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in OK
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,991
Allied Health Services 1,420
Allied Health Professions 1,120
Health/Medical Admin Services 654
Health Sciences & Services 590
Health/Medical Prep Programs 412
Communication Sciences 321
Dental Support Services 310

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