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Registered Nursing Schools in Washington

3,502 Registered Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major out of a total 17 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 1,640
Bachelor’s Degree 1,449
Master’s Degree 244
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 169
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 169
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 169

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 10.7%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.0%
  • White: 62.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 12.9%
Registered Nursing Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Washington

In this state, there are 57,370 people employed in jobs related to a registered nursing degree, compared to 3,007,670 nationwide.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Washington

In this state, registered nursing grads earn an average of $77,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $75,510.

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There are 47 colleges in Washington that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

422 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
31,607 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,768. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

291 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,576 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.26 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.80%.

247 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
7,537 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.09 years. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

206 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,913 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,149. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. It takes the average student 4.45 years to graduate.

154 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,199 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 1.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,671 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 83% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,176. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#7

Bellevue College

Bellevue
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,563 Total Students

41% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%.

107 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,977 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,900 a year.

103 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,703 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 81% get financial aid. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending LCC will pay a net price of $7,226.

100 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,884 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

Registered Nursing Careers in WA

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Registered Nurses 21% $79,920
Nursing Instructors and Professors 18% $70,190

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Nursing Administration 53
Nursing Practice 53
Family Practice Nursing 46
Clinical Nurse Leader 25
Mental Health Nursing 19
Nurse Anesthetist 19
Geriatric Nursing 16
Nursing Education 7

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