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Registered Nursing Schools in Delaware

1,124 Registered Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 9 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Delaware

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 784
Associate’s Degree 286
Master’s Degree 33
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 21
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 21

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Registered Nursing Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Delaware

There are 12,100 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Delaware

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $74,800 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Delaware that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

#1

Wilmington University

New Castle
496 Degrees in Major Awarded
23% Graduation Rate
14,730 Total Students

The 8.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 89% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,800 a year.

329 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,660 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,816. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 35% are considered full time. 90% of students get financical aid.

219 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
23,808 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

#4

Wesley College

Dover
47 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
1,151 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. An average student at Wesley College will pay a net price of $22,643. 94% of students get financical aid.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
70 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 5 to 1. The student loan default rate is 2.30% which is lower than average.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,768 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,789. The average student takes 4.53 years to complete their degree at Del State. In their early career, Del State grads earn an average salary of $28,200.

Registered Nursing Careers in DE

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 21% $0
Registered Nurses 14% $73,030

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Family Practice Nursing 49
Nursing Practice 33
Geriatric Nursing 1

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