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Nursing Schools in Vermont

In 2018-2019, 364 students earned their Nursing degrees in VT.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Vermont

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 216
Associate’s Degree 126
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 19
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 19
Master’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in VT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 85.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 7.7%
Nursing Majors in VT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Vermont

In this state, there are 8,080 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. VT

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Vermont

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $89,700. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Vermont that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
1,704 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The 5.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it.


University of Vermont

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
13,548 Total Students

77% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at UVM. The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Castleton University

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,399 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Norwich University

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,933 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,900 after earning their degree at this institution. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years.

Nursing Careers in VT

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title VT Job Growth VT Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 24% $101,660
Medical and Health Services Managers 16% $86,640
Registered Nurses 13% $65,740
Nurse Midwives 0% $91,470

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

Major Annual Graduates in VT
Health/Medical Admin Services 155
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 141
Medicine 105
Allied Health Services 89
Public Health 73
Communication Sciences 50
Allied Health Professions 44
Rehabilitation Professions 42

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