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Registered Nursing Schools in District of Columbia

867 students earned Registered Nursing degrees in District of Columbia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 532
Master’s Degree 306
Associate’s Degree 18
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a registered nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Registered Nursing Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.6%
  • Black or African American: 17.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.7%
  • White: 49.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.8%
  • Other Races: 16.0%
Registered Nursing Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in District of Columbia

There are 11,670 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in District of Columbia

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $92,350 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in District of Columbia that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Georgetown University

Washington
329 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 53% get financial aid. 48% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

311 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. In their early career, GWU grads earn an average salary of $53,600. This private school has an average net price of $33,734.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

In their early career, CUA grads earn an average salary of $47,100. 7 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,707 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. 27% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,300 a year.

#5

Howard University

Washington
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. In their early career, Howard grads earn an average salary of $35,800. This private school has an average net price of $39,792.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
11,608 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. This private school has an average net price of $23,962. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $29,100 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate.

Registered Nursing Careers in DC

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $135,700
Registered Nurses 12% $88,800

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Family Practice Nursing 132
Geriatric Nursing 34
Environmental Health Nursing 32
Nursing Practice 25
Nursing Science 24
Mental Health Nursing 8
Adult Health Nursing 5
Nursing Administration 4

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