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Registered Nursing Schools in New York

13,018 students earned Registered Nursing degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 7,303
Associate’s Degree 5,377
Master’s Degree 312
Post-Master’s Certificate 13
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 13
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 11
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 11
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 8.9%
  • Black or African American: 13.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.2%
  • White: 58.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Registered Nursing Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in New York

186,870 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in New York

In this state, registered nursing grads earn an average of $85,610. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,510.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 107 colleges in New York that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,216 Degrees in Major Awarded
25,245 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. In their early career, Excelsior College grads earn an average salary of $54,700. The student loan default rate is 4.30% which is lower than average.

#2

Adelphi University

Garden City
454 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
7,991 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.20%. An average student at Adelphi will pay a net price of $29,004. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

424 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. 51% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.

#4

Molloy College

Rockville Centre
380 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
5,113 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

#5

Utica College

Utica
371 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,947 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.28 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 97% of students receive it.

#6

LIU Post

Brookville
323 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
15,546 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.80% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.48 years. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

249 Degrees in Major Awarded
96% Graduation Rate
31,456 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private institution charges an average net price of $22,637. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

237 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
13,395 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,883.

234 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
7,924 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,837. The full-time teacher rate is 57%. The student loan default rate of 4.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#10

Lehman College

Bronx
228 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
15,143 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.72 years to graduate. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Registered Nursing Careers in NY

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 28% $81,980
Registered Nurses 20% $85,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Family Practice Nursing 922
Adult Health Nursing 347
Nursing Administration 293
Mental Health Nursing 241
Nursing Education 237
Geriatric Nursing 103
Nursing Research & Other 102
School Nursing 83

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