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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Wisconsin

24 students earned Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Mental Health Nursing is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9

Gender Distribution

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

Mental Health Nursing Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 16.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.2%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Wisconsin

63,020 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. WI

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Wisconsin

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing grads earn an average of $86,040 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Alverno College

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
1,744 Total Students

10 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Alverno will pay a net price of $17,022. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 38% are considered full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 62% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years.


Marquette University

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,819 Total Students

58% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in WI

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

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 27% $106,160
Nursing Instructors and Professors 19% $78,270
Registered Nurses 8% $70,150

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Registered Nursing 4,487
Family Practice Nursing 272
Nursing Practice 154
Nursing Education 27
Adult Health Nursing 17
Nursing Administration 12
Nursing Research & Other 7
Clinical Nurse Leader 6

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