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Nursing Practice Schools in Kentucky

137 Nursing Practice students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing Practice is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 137
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 137
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 137

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Practice Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.5%
  • White: 88.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Nursing Practice Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Kentucky

54,290 people in the state and 3,504,280 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing practice.

Nursing Practice Jobs Nationwide vs. KY

Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Kentucky

In this state, nursing practice grads earn an average of $91,820. Nationwide, they make an average of $110,030.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Kentucky that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
29,182 Total Students

In their early career, UK grads earn an average salary of $36,900. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,523. It takes the average student 4.47 years to graduate.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
9,454 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 79% of the teachers are full time.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
19,456 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 65% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
14,764 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at NKU. This public school has an average net price of $9,244.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
15,815 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
21,430 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

#6

Spalding University

Louisville
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,758 Total Students

50% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year. The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average.

Nursing Practice Careers in KY

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 33% $96,180
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $83,550
Registered Nurses 12% $61,780

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Registered Nursing 4,131
Family Practice Nursing 360
Nurse Midwifery 305
Nursing Research & Other 211
Mental Health Nursing 68
Nursing Administration 65
Women’s Health Nursing 50
Adult Health Nursing 14

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