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Nursing at Wenatchee Valley College

What traits are you looking for in a nursing school? To help you decide if Wenatchee Valley College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's nursing program.

WVC is located in Wenatchee, Washington and has a total student population of 3,352. In 2019, 35 nursing majors received their bachelor's degree from WVC.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

WVC Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

WVC Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at WVC compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at WVC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 7
Best Value Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 26
Best Value Nursing Schools 46
Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 240
Most Popular Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 584
Most Focused Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools 676
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 782
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 811
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 847
Most Popular Nursing Schools 868
Most Focused Nursing Schools 1,009
Best Nursing Schools 1,077

Nursing Student Demographics at WVC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Wenatchee Valley College.

WVC Nursing Associate’s Program

81% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 19% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 81% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in nursing only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at WVC may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 6% more women than average.

WVC Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in nursing at WVC are white. Around 69% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wenatchee Valley College with a associate's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Wenatchee Valley College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 36
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

WVC Nursing Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 students earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from WVC. About 83% of these graduates were women and the other 17% were men. The typical nursing bachelor's degree program is made up of only 13% men. So male students are more repesented at WVC since its program graduates 4% more men than average.

WVC Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 63% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at WVC are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wenatchee Valley College with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Wenatchee Valley College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 22
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

WVC also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Nursing

Nursing majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Wenatchee Valley College. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 87

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WA, the home state for Wenatchee Valley College.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Registered Nurses 56,290 $82,670
Medical and Health Services Managers 6,950 $117,970
Nurse Practitioners 3,430 $117,650
Nursing Instructors and Professors 1,080 $77,540
Nurse Anesthetists 730 $195,610

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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