Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Nursing in Wisconsin

Find Schools Near

Nursing Schools in Wisconsin

5,014 students earned Nursing degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,575
Associate’s Degree 1,694
Master’s Degree 463
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 177
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 177
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 177
Post-Master’s Certificate 105
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 105

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 4.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 81.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Nursing Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Wisconsin

In this state, there are 70,020 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $106,790, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in Wisconsin that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

379 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
27,012 Total Students

The 8.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $17,661. Most students complete their degree in 4.86 years.

353 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
16,410 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time.

#3

Marquette University

Milwaukee
327 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,605 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.27 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

249 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,000 after earning their degree at this institution. 82% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
2,140 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Herzing University - Madison.

205 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,505 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. In their early career, NWTC grads earn an average salary of $31,000. The full-time teacher rate is 98%.

#7

Viterbo University

La Crosse
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,598 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 40%. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

182 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
6,374 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Marian University

Fond Du Lac
170 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,819 Total Students

92% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,461. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,604 Total Students

80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,673. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Nursing Careers in WI

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 27% $106,160
Nursing Instructors and Professors 19% $78,270
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $98,600
Nurse Anesthetists 12% $194,750
Registered Nurses 8% $70,150

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,066
Allied Health Professions 2,538
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,471
Allied Health Services 1,439
Rehabilitation Professions 994
Public Health 590
Communication Sciences 535
Mental & Social Health Services 532

View all majors related to Nursing

View Nationwide Nursing Report

References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.