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Registered Nursing Schools in Mississippi

In 2018-2019, 2,559 students earned their Registered Nursing degrees in MS.

As a degree choice, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,338
Bachelor’s Degree 1,210
Master’s Degree 11

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 25.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.3%
  • White: 69.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 2.4%
Registered Nursing Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Mississippi

There are 30,430 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Mississippi

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $58,490 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in Mississippi that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

415 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
2,811 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.40%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.

259 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

87% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Ole Miss will pay a net price of $13,857. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

205 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 66%. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

190 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,133 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,402 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,804.

179 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,733 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $31,700 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.31 years.

168 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,827 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Graduates earn an average $21,100 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,537 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,808. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $22,700 after graduation.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,040 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at William Carey University will pay a net price of $18,905. The average student takes 4.35 years to complete their degree at William Carey University.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. A typical student attending ICC will pay a net price of $5,465. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

Registered Nursing Careers in MS

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 24% $67,330
Registered Nurses 10% $57,440

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Nursing Research & Other 196
Nursing Practice 44
Nursing Education 25
Mental Health Nursing 18
Family Practice Nursing 11
Nursing Science 10
Geriatric Nursing 9
Nursing Administration 4

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