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Registered Nursing Schools in Connecticut

2,454 students earned Registered Nursing degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

A Registered Nursing major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,333
Associate’s Degree 777
Master’s Degree 233
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 105
Post-Master’s Certificate 105
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 6
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 6

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 9.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.5%
  • White: 66.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 7.6%
Registered Nursing Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Connecticut

32,030 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Connecticut

In this state, registered nursing grads earn an average of $81,220. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,510.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Connecticut that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

352 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $45,900 after graduation. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. An average student at Sacred Heart will pay a net price of $41,066.

#2

Goodwin College

East Hartford
276 Degrees in Major Awarded
16% Graduation Rate
3,397 Total Students

An average student at Goodwin will pay a net price of $16,301. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

271 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 2.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

235 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,207 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. 35% of the teachers are full time.

#5

Yale University

New Haven
223 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,433 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years.

#6

Fairfield University

Fairfield
149 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

In their early career, Fairfield U grads earn an average salary of $55,500. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The student loan default rate of 1.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#7

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
133 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,465 Total Students

In their early career, USJ grads earn an average salary of $43,500. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,290 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. The full-time teacher rate is 24%.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,237 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,377. 71% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
10,050 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 48%. It takes the average student 4.66 years to graduate. This public school has an average net price of $19,291.

Registered Nursing Careers in CT

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 16% $94,000
Registered Nurses 9% $79,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Nursing Administration 186
Nursing Practice 167
Nurse Anesthetist 65
Family Practice Nursing 42
Nursing Science 29
Mental Health Nursing 14
Adult Health Nursing 12
Nursing Education 7

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