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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Connecticut

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

A Mental Health Nursing major is the 9th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8
Master’s Degree 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3

Gender Distribution

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

Mental Health Nursing Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 64.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.1%
  • Other Races: 21.4%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 34,370 people employed in jobs related to a psychiatric/mental health nursing degree, compared to 3,187,320 nationwide.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, psychiatric/mental health nursing grads earn an average of $101,760. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Connecticut that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,398 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $25,508. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.


Fairfield University

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,349 Total Students

91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Fairfield U. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.


Yale University

New Haven
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,609 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $56,600 after graduation. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in CT

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

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 29% $115,370
Nursing Instructors and Professors 16% $94,000
Registered Nurses 9% $79,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Registered Nursing 2,454
Nursing Administration 186
Nursing Practice 167
Nurse Anesthetist 65
Family Practice Nursing 42
Nursing Science 29
Adult Health Nursing 12
Nursing Education 7

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