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Registered Nursing Schools in Alabama

6,282 Registered Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Alabama

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,314
Associate’s Degree 2,028
Master’s Degree 1,772
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 157
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 157
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 157
Post-Master’s Certificate 11
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 11

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a registered nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Registered Nursing Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of registered nursing majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 17.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.5%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Registered Nursing Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 50,820 people employed in jobs related to a registered nursing degree, compared to 3,007,670 nationwide.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Alabama

In this state, registered nursing grads earn an average of $59,470. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,510.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 38 colleges in Alabama that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,156 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,397 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.40%. It takes the average student 4.79 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $14,871.

950 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
22,080 Total Students

78% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.54 years to complete their degree at UAB. The student loan default rate of 5.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

461 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,100 Total Students

75% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. In their early career, UA grads earn an average salary of $37,400.

325 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,988 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $20,909. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

292 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
9,021 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $16,962. 68% of the teachers are full time.

288 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,436 Total Students

53% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 9.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

256 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,460 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,500 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 86% are considered full time.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,711 Total Students

79% of students get financical aid. 32% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,924.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,702 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.81 years to complete their degree at UNA. This public school has an average net price of $12,557.

177 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,478 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 58%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Registered Nursing Careers in AL

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 20% $64,010
Registered Nurses 13% $57,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Nursing Practice 245
Nurse Anesthetist 64
Nursing Administration 60
Family Practice Nursing 42
Public Health Nursing 32
Nursing Education 12
Nursing Science 6

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