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Registered Nursing Schools in Missouri

4,289 Registered Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,539
Associate’s Degree 1,296
Master’s Degree 332
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 58
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 58
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 57
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 57
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 57
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 6.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 80.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
Registered Nursing Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Missouri

In this state, there are 72,980 people employed in jobs related to a registered nursing degree, compared to 3,007,670 nationwide.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Missouri

A typical salary for a registered nursing grad in the state is $65,130, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 51 colleges in Missouri that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
313 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
12,799 Total Students

In their early career, SLU grads earn an average salary of $45,700. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at SLU.

265 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

In their early career, Mizzou grads earn an average salary of $39,400. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,480. The full-time teacher rate is 72%.

217 Degrees in Major Awarded
635 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. In their early career, Saint Luke's College grads earn an average salary of $52,200. The 2.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

202 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
3,281 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $28,600 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

197 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,988 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.55 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 55%. Graduates earn an average $35,400 after graduation.

#6

Cox College

Springfield
195 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
956 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $41,000 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,450.

182 Degrees in Major Awarded
380 Total Students

The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, Research College of Nursing grads earn an average salary of $59,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 95% are considered full time.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.80% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 65% of the teachers are full time.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,294 Total Students

77% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,514. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
523 Total Students

The average student takes 4.00 years to complete their degree at Chamberlain - Missouri. The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $67,100 after graduation.

Registered Nursing Careers in MO

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $70,240
Registered Nurses 16% $62,270

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Family Practice Nursing 713
Nursing Research & Other 675
Geriatric Nursing 134
Nursing Practice 119
Mental Health Nursing 117
Critical Care Nursing 95
School Nursing 86
Nurse Anesthetist 85

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