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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Ohio

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

As a degree choice, Mental Health Nursing is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Ohio

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 139
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 139
Master’s Degree 12

Gender Distribution

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

Mental Health Nursing Majors in OH Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 27.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.0%
  • White: 49.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 15.2%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in OH Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Ohio

There are 135,660 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in psychiatric/mental health nursing jobs.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. OH

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Ohio

In this state, psychiatric/mental health nursing grads earn an average of $71,950. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Ohio that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
39,263 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.61 years to complete their degree at UC. In their early career, UC grads earn an average salary of $35,800.


Ursuline College

Pepper Pike
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,050 Total Students

The average student takes 4.44 years to complete their degree at Ursuline College. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,464.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
11,874 Total Students

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
27,716 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 57%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,807. The student loan default rate is 9.20% which is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
19,694 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $33,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.57 years to graduate.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in OH

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

Job Title OH Job Growth OH Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $101,010
Nursing Instructors and Professors 21% $69,530
Registered Nurses 14% $64,200

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

Major Annual Graduates in OH
Registered Nursing 12,086
Family Practice Nursing 602
Nursing Research & Other 318
Nursing Practice 241
Adult Health Nursing 239
Clinical Nurse Leader 104
Nursing Administration 95
Nursing Science 94

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