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Nursing Practice Schools in Florida

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

As a degree choice, Nursing Practice is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 734
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 734
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 734
Master’s Degree 30
Associate Degree 20
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 5
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 5

Gender Distribution

In Florida, 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 Florida is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 22.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 19.9%
  • White: 46.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 4.5%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Florida

There are 188,190 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Florida

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $101,100 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.

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There are 10 colleges in Florida that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Florida

Gainesville
86 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
55,781 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,871 after earning their degree at this institution. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 94% of students get financical aid.

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
56,664 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $46,662 a year. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $6,232.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
16,594 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 96% of the teachers are full time.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
3,687 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
7,337 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 50% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

University of Miami

Coral Gables
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
19,096 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
30,155 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
70,310 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. A typical student attending UCF will pay a net price of $9,217.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
49,708 Total Students

A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $8,318. Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,386 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at Florida Southern.

Nursing Practice Careers in FL

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 45% $97,270
Medical and Health Services Managers 26% $95,740
Registered Nurses 21% $64,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Registered Nursing 18,844
Family Practice Nursing 1,088
Nursing Administration 188
Nurse Anesthetist 168
Mental Health Nursing 83
Nursing Research & Other 68
Clinical Nurse Specialist 46
Adult Health Nursing 39

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