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Public Health Nursing Schools in Rhode Island

5 Public Health/Community Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Public Health Nursing is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Public Health Nursing Majors in Rhode Island

Public Health/Community Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

In Rhode Island, a public health/community nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Health Nursing Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public health/community nursing majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 100.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Public Health Nursing Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Nursing Grads in Rhode Island

In this state, there are 12,900 people employed in jobs related to a public health/community nursing degree, compared to 3,007,670 nationwide.

Public Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Public Health Nursing Jobs in Rhode Island

A typical salary for a public health/community nursing grad in the state is $78,420, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.


Rhode Island College

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. In their early career, RIC grads earn an average salary of $33,600.

Public Health Nursing Careers in RI

Some of the careers public health/community nursing majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 21% $73,910
Registered Nurses 7% $77,650

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to public health/community nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Registered Nursing 978
Nursing Science 36
Geriatric Nursing 15
Nurse Anesthetist 10
Family Practice Nursing 7
Nursing Practice 7
Nursing Administration 6

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