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Registered Nursing Schools in Nevada

In 2018-2019, 1,551 students earned their Registered Nursing degrees in NV.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 16 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,106
Associate’s Degree 426
Master’s Degree 19

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 22.2%
  • Black or African American: 5.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.0%
  • White: 43.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 12.4%
Registered Nursing Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Nevada

23,040 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Nevada

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $76,120 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Nevada that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

373 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,641 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $74,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time.

#2

Nevada State College

Henderson
254 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
5,584 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,980. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

209 Degrees in Major Awarded
33,942 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

154 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
31,171 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. Most students complete their degree in 4.98 years.

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
20,993 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.72 years to complete their degree at UNR.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
384 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 22% of the teachers are full time.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
522 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 56% get financial aid. 31% of the teachers are full time.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,316 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,072. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

#9

Western Nevada College

Carson City
52 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,702 Total Students

A typical student attending WNC will pay a net price of $10,960. Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,530 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 0.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 4 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time.

Registered Nursing Careers in NV

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 40% $72,100
Registered Nurses 27% $85,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Nursing Practice 111
Nursing Science 43
Nursing Administration 30
Mental Health Nursing 3
Nursing Research & Other 2
Clinical Nurse Leader 1
Geriatric Nursing 1

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