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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Colorado

2 Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Mental Health Nursing major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Colorado

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Colorado, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in Colorado is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 100.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Colorado

55,940 people in the state and 3,187,320 in the nation are employed in jobs related to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Colorado

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing grads earn an average of $74,240 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
12,807 Total Students

In their early career, UCCS grads earn an average salary of $34,600. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in CO

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 46% $105,560
Nursing Instructors and Professors 36% $59,140
Registered Nurses 36% $72,870

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Registered Nursing 3,336
Nursing Administration 1,053
Public Health Nursing 661
Adult Health Nursing 241
Nursing Education 204
Nursing Research & Other 109
Family Practice Nursing 62
Maternal & Neonatal Nursing 23

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