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Registered Nursing Schools in West Virginia

1,390 Registered Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in West Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 726
Associate’s Degree 608
Master’s Degree 56

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 88.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Registered Nursing Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in West Virginia

There are 20,330 people in the state and 3,007,670 people in the nation working in registered nursing jobs.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in West Virginia

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $58,530 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in West Virginia that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

238 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
26,839 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. In their early career, WVU grads earn an average salary of $34,500.

#2

Marshall University

Huntington
215 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,894.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
3,803 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 93% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,368.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
45,249 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. It takes the average student 4.48 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 19%.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
1,241 Total Students

In their early career, Bluefield State College grads earn an average salary of $25,600. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.58 years to complete their degree at Bluefield State College.

81 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,776 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,181. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation.

#7

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
3,554 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,861. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Graduates earn an average $31,400 after graduation.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
2,818 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending West Virginia University at Parkersburg will pay a net price of $7,349. Graduates earn an average $23,000 after graduation.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,718 Total Students

The average student takes 4.19 years to complete their degree at UC. The student loan default rate of 8.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,449 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,100 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. 76% of the teachers are full time.

Registered Nursing Careers in WV

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $55,900
Registered Nurses 13% $60,890

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Family Practice Nursing 92
Nursing Administration 29
Nursing Practice 9
Nursing Education 5
Mental Health Nursing 3
Nursing Science 2

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