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School Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 67 students earned their School Nursing degrees in PA.

As a degree choice, School Nursing is the 12th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of School Nursing Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 67

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a school nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

School Nursing Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of school nursing majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.4%
  • Black or African American: 3.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 83.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
School Nursing Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for School Nursing Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 159,810 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in school nursing jobs.

School Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for School Nursing Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, school nursing grads earn an average of $78,810. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer school nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $71,600 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,033.


Villanova University

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
10,848 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate. This private school has an average net price of $40,134. The student loan default rate of 1.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.


Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
2,990 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $23,213.

School Nursing Careers in PA

Some of the careers school nursing majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $97,130
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $75,650
Registered Nurses 13% $69,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Registered Nursing 9,939
Nursing Research & Other 729
Nursing Science 453
Family Practice Nursing 351
Nursing Practice 351
Nurse Anesthetist 231
Surgical Nursing 195
Nursing Administration 117

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