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Registered Nursing Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 18,223 students earned their Registered Nursing degrees in TX.

A Registered Nursing major is the 1st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 11,554
Associate’s Degree 6,173
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 346
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 145
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 145
Master’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 28.5%
  • White: 46.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Registered Nursing Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Texas

214,250 people in the state and 3,007,670 in the nation are employed in jobs related to registered nursing.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a registered nursing grad in the state is $71,780, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 117 colleges in Texas that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

3,811 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
48,635 Total Students

In their early career, UT Arlington grads earn an average salary of $41,100. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time.

1,150 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,294 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $68,300 after earning their degree at this institution. 97% of the teachers are full time. The 0.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#3

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands
626 Degrees in Major Awarded
74,300 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 57% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

453 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,886 Total Students

The 6.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. 98% of the teachers are full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

448 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
9,617 Total Students

In their early career, UT Tyler grads earn an average salary of $39,400. 72% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 82% of students receive it.

442 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,317 Total Students

In their early career, UTHealth grads earn an average salary of $66,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. 5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

427 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,756 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $42,200 after graduation. 61% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

401 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,354 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $68,800 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

369 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,177 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. 88% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

320 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,002 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $36,382. The full-time teacher rate is 17%. 100% of students get financical aid.

Registered Nursing Careers in TX

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $68,620
Registered Nurses 24% $72,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Family Practice Nursing 2,396
Nursing Administration 570
Nursing Education 321
Nurse Anesthetist 228
Nursing Practice 210
Nursing Science 61
Clinical Nurse Specialist 39
Nursing Research & Other 31

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