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

In this state, Nursing Practice is the 5th most popular major out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 205
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 205
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 205
Associate Degree 60
Bachelor’s Degree 44

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 72.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.8%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Missouri

There are 83,000 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Missouri

In this state, nursing practice grads earn an average of $102,470. Nationwide, they make an average of $110,030.


There are 6 colleges in Missouri that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Columbia College

106 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
6,765 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,851 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 100% of the teachers are full time.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
16,003 Total Students

In their early career, UMKC grads earn an average salary of $45,269. Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. The full-time teacher rate is 62%.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,596 Total Students

In their early career, Maryville U grads earn an average salary of $51,858. Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
15,189 Total Students

A typical student attending UMSL will pay a net price of $11,462. The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at UMSL. The student loan default rate of 1.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
22,925 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.50 years to graduate. A typical student attending Missouri State will pay a net price of $16,625. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,272 a year.


Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
13,474 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time.

Nursing Practice Careers in MO

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 28% $98,430
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $98,370
Registered Nurses 16% $62,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Registered Nursing 4,416
Nursing Research & Other 626
Family Practice Nursing 597
Mental Health Nursing 374
Critical Care Nursing 156
Geriatric Nursing 140
Nurse Anesthetist 114
School Nursing 82

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