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Mental Health Nursing Schools in New York

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

In terms of popularity, Mental Health Nursing is the 8th most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 175
Post-Master’s Certificate 49
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 49
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 17
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 17
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 17

Gender Distribution

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

Mental Health Nursing Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.0%
  • Black or African American: 22.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 53.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.5%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in New York

In this state, there are 200,580 people employed in jobs related to a psychiatric/mental health nursing degree, compared to 3,187,320 nationwide.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a psychiatric/mental health nursing grad in the state is $91,900, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in New York that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Hunter College

New York
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,202 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at Hunter.

#2

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,256 Total Students

78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 63%. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years.

#3

Molloy College

Rockville Centre
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,929 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
51,847 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 51% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,580 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. Graduates earn an average $63,400 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
11,817 Total Students

88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 93% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.92 years.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
2,633 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,706. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Russel Sage. In their early career, Russel Sage grads earn an average salary of $36,200.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
3,045 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. 56% of the teachers are full time.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
31,503 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $17,090. In their early career, University at Buffalo grads earn an average salary of $40,800.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
3,712 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $40,100 after graduation. An average student at Fisher will pay a net price of $27,299. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in NY

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

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 42% $118,550
Nursing Instructors and Professors 28% $81,980
Registered Nurses 20% $85,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Registered Nursing 13,018
Family Practice Nursing 922
Adult Health Nursing 347
Nursing Administration 293
Nursing Education 237
Geriatric Nursing 103
Nursing Research & Other 102
School Nursing 83

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