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Registered Nursing Schools in Utah

12,332 students earned Registered Nursing degrees in Utah in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 10,785
Associate’s Degree 1,427
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 100
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 100
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 100
Master’s Degree 20

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.4%
  • White: 74.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 6.1%
Registered Nursing Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Utah

There are 21,940 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a registered nursing grad in the state is $65,670, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Utah that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

9,573 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
136,139 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 77%. The student loan default rate of 4.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.67 years to complete their degree at WGU.

691 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

In their early career, WSU grads earn an average salary of $36,100. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,832. The full-time teacher rate is 95%.

325 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,064 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,601. The student loan default rate is 8.70% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

#4

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
310 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $14,364. In their early career, U of U grads earn an average salary of $40,800.

#5

Nightingale College

Salt Lake City
235 Degrees in Major Awarded
853 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $31,834. The student loan default rate is 3.90% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 73% are considered full time.

#6

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
211 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,561. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 22%.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 6.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#8

Dixie State University

Saint George
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
11,193 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,846. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. The full-time teacher rate is 71%. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
97 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,215 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.40 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,793.

Registered Nursing Careers in UT

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 59% $73,260
Registered Nurses 36% $63,570

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Nursing Administration 3,093
Nursing Research & Other 191
Family Practice Nursing 91
Nurse Anesthetist 17
Nursing Education 10
Nursing Practice 4
Nursing Science 1

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