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Nursing Practice Schools in Virginia

In 2021-2022, 240 students earned their Nursing Practice degrees in VA.

In this state, Nursing Practice is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 16 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Virginia

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 95
Post-Master’s Certificate 26
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 26
Bachelor’s Degree 22

Gender Distribution

In Virginia, 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 Virginia is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.0%
  • Black or African American: 14.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 49.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 27.5%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Virginia

77,110 people in the state and 3,504,280 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing practice.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a nursing practice grad in the state is $105,170, compared to a typical salary of $110,030 nationwide.

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

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
28,594 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.90% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $18,904. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#2

Liberty University

Lynchburg
45 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
94,709 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 35%. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,561. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,628 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.80% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
312 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.70%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,005 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.06 years. This public school has an average net price of $20,507.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
8,998 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $16,605. The 1.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,264 a year.

#7

James Madison University

Harrisonburg
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
22,166 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 0.80% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. This public school has an average net price of $22,431.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,342 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at Eastern Mennonite. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,245 Total Students

25% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $17,321. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,965 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Marymount University

Arlington
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
3,555 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $54,129 a year. The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Marymount. 48% of the teachers are full time.

Nursing Practice Careers in VA

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 44% $102,480
Medical and Health Services Managers 24% $104,010
Registered Nurses 14% $68,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Registered Nursing 5,839
Nursing Administration 244
Mental Health Nursing 113
Family Practice Nursing 92
Nursing Research & Other 79
Nurse Anesthetist 48
Public Health Nursing 35
Adult Health Nursing 27

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