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Nursing Practice Schools in Alabama

386 students earned Nursing Practice degrees in Alabama in the 2021-2022 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 12 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Alabama

Nursing Practice majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 268
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 268
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 268
Post-Master’s Certificate 118
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 118

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 23.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.7%
  • White: 59.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 8.0%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 56,410 people employed in jobs related to a nursing practice degree, compared to 3,504,280 nationwide.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Alabama

A typical salary for a nursing practice grad in the state is $95,970, compared to a typical salary of $110,030 nationwide.

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There are 9 colleges in Alabama that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
13,992 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at USA. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
22,289 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,911 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,316 Total Students

85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at UA. The student loan default rate of 1.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
9,636 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $52,360 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,250.

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Samford University

Birmingham
25 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
5,758 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,461 after earning their degree at this institution.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
14,901 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. 94% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
9,540 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.66 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,373 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
31,526 Total Students

The 0.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Auburn grads earn an average salary of $52,489. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
5,068 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.92 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $37,969 after graduation.

Nursing Practice Careers in AL

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $95,010
Medical and Health Services Managers 16% $90,500
Registered Nurses 13% $57,930

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing practice.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Registered Nursing 6,803
Family Practice Nursing 99
Nursing Administration 38
Nurse Anesthetist 25
Public Health Nursing 18
Nursing Science 6
Mental Health Nursing 4
ER/Trauma Nursing 4

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