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Registered Nursing Schools in Arizona

9,318 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 Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 6,538
Associate’s Degree 1,853
Master’s Degree 860
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 47
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.5%
  • Black or African American: 11.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.2%
  • White: 51.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 11.4%
Registered Nursing Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Arizona

55,530 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a registered nursing grad in the state is $77,000, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Arizona that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

4,977 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.60%. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,400 a year.

614 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

In their early career, UOPX - Arizona grads earn an average salary of $28,400. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 38 to 1. It takes the average student 5.31 years to graduate.

580 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.60%.

335 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,553. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%.

272 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. 82% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average.

253 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,584 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,081 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 74% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,131.

227 Degrees in Major Awarded
692 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Chamberlain - Arizona. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

211 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,387 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

207 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,817. 70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 27%.

Registered Nursing Careers in AZ

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Registered Nurses 37% $75,770
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $76,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Nursing Administration 1,188
Nursing Practice 362
Family Practice Nursing 266
Nursing Education 230
Critical Care Nursing 204
Public Health Nursing 156
Nurse Anesthetist 48
Nursing Research & Other 23

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