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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Kansas

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

In this state, Mental Health Nursing is the 9th most popular major out of a total 13 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 30
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 30

Gender Distribution

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

Mental Health Nursing Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 43.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.3%
  • White: 40.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 10.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Kansas

30,610 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. KS

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Kansas

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing grads earn an average of $63,640 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Kansas that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
6,285 Total Students

The average student takes 4.70 years to complete their degree at Washburn University. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,552 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $18,571. In their early career, KU grads earn an average salary of $39,200. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in KS

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

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 23% $97,310
Nursing Instructors and Professors 20% $59,290
Registered Nurses 10% $59,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Registered Nursing 2,547
Nursing Science 90
Nursing Practice 70
Nursing Research & Other 60
Nursing Administration 54
Nurse Anesthetist 47
Nursing Education 12
Adult Health Nursing 3

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