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Registered Nursing Schools in Minnesota

In 2018-2019, 10,752 students earned their Registered Nursing degrees in MN.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 20 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,668
Master’s Degree 3,833
Associate’s Degree 2,251

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 16.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 63.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 11.5%
Registered Nursing Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Minnesota

There are 70,330 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Minnesota

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $78,920 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in Minnesota that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Walden University

Minneapolis
4,579 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
48,420 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,276. 7% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis
1,468 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 14% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $43,000 after graduation.

840 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
3,971 Total Students

The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Rasmussen University - Minnesota. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

391 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
3,906 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

254 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
7,605 Total Students

The average student takes 5.39 years to complete their degree at Winona State. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

240 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,325 Total Students

67% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 5.47 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average.

235 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,592 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,100 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 5.27 years to graduate. A typical student attending Metro State will pay a net price of $15,549.

221 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,401 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,700 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. The full-time teacher rate is 83%. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
4,897 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average. A typical student attending Bemidji State University will pay a net price of $15,624. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 64% are considered full time.

Registered Nursing Careers in MN

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 18% $0
Registered Nurses 11% $77,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Nursing Practice 401
Nursing Research & Other 363
Nursing Administration 194
Nurse Anesthetist 90
Nursing Science 79
Clinical Nurse Leader 68
Nursing Education 41
Adult Health Nursing 40

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