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Nursing Practice Schools in California

337 Nursing Practice students earned their degrees in the state in 2021-2022.

In this state, Nursing Practice is the 6th most popular major out of a total 17 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 275
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 275
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 275
Post-Master’s Certificate 51
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 51
Master’s Degree 11

Gender Distribution

In California, 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 California is as follows:

  • Asian: 19.9%
  • Black or African American: 14.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.5%
  • White: 36.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 12.8%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in California

342,440 people in the state and 3,504,280 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing practice.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in California

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $125,770 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.

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There are 11 colleges in California that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
9,041 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at USD.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,224 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.10% which is lower than average. 29% of the teachers are full time.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,268 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,181. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.10%.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,165 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 63% are considered full time.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
40,738 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.85 years. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
46,116 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.70%. The full-time teacher rate is 72%. This public school has an average net price of $11,627.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
25,047 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,640. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,798 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it. An average student at Brandman will pay a net price of $26,340.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,048 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. Graduates earn an average $131,716 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
37,133 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
4,445 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.30%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,537.

Nursing Practice Careers in CA

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 35% $126,890
Medical and Health Services Managers 25% $116,080
Registered Nurses 16% $104,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Registered Nursing 15,634
Family Practice Nursing 871
Nursing Administration 446
Nursing Research & Other 283
Clinical Nurse Specialist 190
Mental Health Nursing 188
Nursing Science 146
Public Health Nursing 128

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