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Registered Nursing Schools in Georgia

5,362 students earned Registered Nursing degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,549
Associate’s Degree 1,371
Master’s Degree 428
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.6%
  • Black or African American: 22.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.3%
  • White: 61.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 5.1%
Registered Nursing Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Georgia

77,770 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Georgia

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $68,950 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 55 colleges in Georgia that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

363 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years. In their early career, GaSou grads earn an average salary of $33,700. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

331 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,145 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 27% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $67,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

325 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,650 Total Students

The average student takes 5.01 years to complete their degree at Augusta University. This public school has an average net price of $13,438. In their early career, Augusta University grads earn an average salary of $54,100.

#4

Emory University

Atlanta
282 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
14,415 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $57,500 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

233 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
6,122 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid. It takes the average student 5.06 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,500 a year.

223 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
8,066 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

220 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,877 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,194. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at CSU. The full-time teacher rate is 62%.

214 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $14,519. 74% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.70 years to graduate.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
6,195 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year. 8% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 5.26 years.

190 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
13,238 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.77 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

Registered Nursing Careers in GA

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $67,370
Registered Nurses 18% $67,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Family Practice Nursing 1,349
Adult Health Nursing 219
Nursing Practice 147
Nursing Science 82
Nursing Research & Other 43
Nursing Administration 36
Nurse Anesthetist 30
School Nursing 23

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