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Nursing Practice Schools in West Virginia

8 students earned Nursing Practice degrees in West Virginia in the 2021-2022 year.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 7 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 25.0%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in West Virginia

22,620 people in the state and 3,504,280 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing practice.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in West Virginia

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $100,690 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in West Virginia that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
25,474 Total Students

The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at WVU. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,380. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


Shepherd University

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
3,015 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $11,109. The full-time teacher rate is 55%.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,054 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,404. The full-time teacher rate is 55%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.00%.

Nursing Practice Careers in WV

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 34% $96,250
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $96,920
Registered Nurses 13% $60,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Registered Nursing 1,666
Family Practice Nursing 64
Nursing Administration 27
Mental Health Nursing 2
Nurse Midwifery 1
Nursing Science 1

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