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Nursing Schools in Arizona

3,357 students earned Nursing degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Nursing is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 200 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,886
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 416
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 416
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 416
Post-Master’s Certificate 55
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 55

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.1%
  • Black or African American: 15.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.3%
  • White: 49.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 14.3%
Nursing Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Arizona

In this state, there are 67,300 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Arizona

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $110,750. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Arizona that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

2,154 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
96,211 Total Students

8% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $21,197.

665 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
94,724 Total Students

81% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 5.31 years to complete their degree at UOPX - Arizona. This private institution charges an average net price of $15,123.

350 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,577 Total Students

The 6.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,900 a year. The average student takes 4.36 years to complete their degree at University of Arizona.

73 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,420 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.24 years to complete their degree at ASU - Downtown Phoenix. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
30,733 Total Students

A typical student attending NAU will pay a net price of $14,326. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,910 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $87,500 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 94% are considered full time. The 0.10% student loan default rate is lower than average.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
1,451 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,300 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. This private school has an average net price of $28,341.

Nursing Careers in AZ

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 58% $111,780
Medical and Health Services Managers 40% $97,520
Registered Nurses 37% $75,770
Nursing Instructors and Professors 29% $76,700

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Mental & Social Health Services 1,278
Health/Medical Admin Services 929
Public Health 445
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 270
Rehabilitation Professions 236
Osteopathic Medicine 230
Communication Sciences 216
Allied Health Professions 187

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