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Nursing Schools in Connecticut

868 students earned Nursing degrees in Connecticut in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 573
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 174
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 174
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 174
Post-Master’s Certificate 121
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 121

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 71.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Nursing Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Connecticut

In this state, there are 40,530 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $111,340, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in Connecticut that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Yale University

New Haven
241 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,609 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $56,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

226 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,156 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.30%. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,280 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 74% of students get financical aid.

90 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,708 Total Students

The 2.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Quinnipiac.

#5

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,398 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,508. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.50%.

#6

Fairfield University

Fairfield
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,349 Total Students

91% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Fairfield U. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#7

University of Hartford

West Hartford
42 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,773 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,592. It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,154 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.10%. 87% of students get financical aid.

15 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,631 Total Students

82% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 7.30% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
9,817 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. 87% of students get financical aid.

Nursing Careers in CT

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 29% $115,370
Nursing Instructors and Professors 16% $94,000
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $109,600
Nurse Anesthetists 11% $181,410
Nurse Midwives 10% $111,160
Registered Nurses 9% $79,920

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Rehabilitation Professions 384
Public Health 370
Medicine 267
Allied Health Professions 191
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 185
Communication Sciences 126
Mental & Social Health Services 125
Health/Medical Admin Services 109

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