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Nursing Practice Schools in Washington

72 students earned Nursing Practice degrees in Washington 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 Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 72
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 72
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 72

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 15.3%
  • Black or African American: 8.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.9%
  • White: 56.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 8.3%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 66,670 people employed in jobs related to a nursing practice degree, compared to 3,504,280 nationwide.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a nursing practice grad in the state is $117,650, compared to a typical salary of $110,030 nationwide.


There are 4 colleges in Washington that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
7,381 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 58% of the teachers are full time. The 0.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,706 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $53,149 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,023.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
3,443 Total Students

The 0.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. 99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. An average student at SPU will pay a net price of $24,578.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
7,268 Total Students

An average student at Seattle U will pay a net price of $35,518. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time.

Nursing Practice Careers in WA

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $116,350
Medical and Health Services Managers 25% $107,270
Registered Nurses 21% $79,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Registered Nursing 3,565
Nursing Research & Other 45
Family Practice Nursing 43
Nursing Administration 42
Clinical Nurse Leader 24
Geriatric Nursing 19
Mental Health Nursing 12
Nurse Anesthetist 12

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