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Nursing Practice Schools in Delaware

63 students earned Nursing Practice degrees in Delaware in the 2021-2022 year.

A Nursing Practice major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Delaware

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 63
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 63
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 63

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 38.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.6%
  • White: 42.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 14.3%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Delaware

There are 13,640 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Delaware

A typical salary for a nursing practice grad in the state is $108,340, compared to a typical salary of $110,030 nationwide.


There are 2 colleges in Delaware that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


Wilmington University

New Castle
37 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
13,129 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,185 a year.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
23,996 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $59,828 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,313.

Nursing Practice Careers in DE

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 27% $105,390
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $114,480
Registered Nurses 14% $73,030

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Registered Nursing 1,104
Nursing Administration 73
Family Practice Nursing 25
Nursing Research & Other 19
Adult Health Nursing 2
Nursing Science 1

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