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Public Health Nursing Schools in Virginia

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

In this state, Public Health Nursing is the 9th most popular major out of a total 16 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Nursing Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 37

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Nursing Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 5.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 89.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Public Health Nursing Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Nursing Grads in Virginia

66,230 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to public health/community nursing.

Public Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Public Health Nursing Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a public health/community nursing grad in the state is $69,790, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Bluefield College

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
1,156 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,200 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $21,997. The average student takes 4.25 years to complete their degree at Bluefield College.

Public Health Nursing Careers in VA

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

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 28% $67,540
Registered Nurses 14% $68,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Registered Nursing 5,870
Nursing Practice 284
Nursing Administration 169
Nursing Research & Other 88
Nurse Anesthetist 81
Family Practice Nursing 59
Adult Health Nursing 28
Nursing Science 18

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