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Nursing Practice Schools in Connecticut

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

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 97
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 97
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 97
Master’s Degree 70

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.6%
  • Black or African American: 16.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 64.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 5.4%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Connecticut

39,250 people in the state and 3,504,280 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing practice.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Connecticut

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $118,020 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Connecticut that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
26,876 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. 67% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
9,653 Total Students

50% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
4,802 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. In their early career, WestConn grads earn an average salary of $44,788. The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.


Fairfield University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
5,826 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $75,433 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Nursing Practice Careers in CT

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 29% $115,370
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $109,600
Registered Nurses 9% $79,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Registered Nursing 2,545
Nursing Administration 173
Nursing Science 115
Nurse Anesthetist 58
Family Practice Nursing 50
Mental Health Nursing 14
Nursing Research & Other 5
Nurse Midwifery 4

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