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Nursing Schools in Kansas

In 2018-2019, 332 students earned their Nursing degrees in KS.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 168 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Kansas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 166
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 132
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 132
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in KS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.2%
  • Black or African American: 9.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.1%
  • White: 77.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 6.3%
Nursing Majors in KS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Kansas

There are 34,800 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. KS

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Kansas

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $94,050. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in Kansas that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
27,690 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 84%. The student loan default rate is 4.60% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $39,200 after graduation.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
6,571 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 60%. 92% of students get financical aid.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
1,875 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate. The 7.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
15,778 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
8,059 Total Students

An average student at Grantham University will pay a net price of $8,684. 93% of students get financical aid. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#6

Newman University

Wichita
23 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
3,373 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
15,523 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 54%. 98% of students get financical aid. In their early career, FHSU grads earn an average salary of $34,000.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
1,254 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $40,100 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
6,625 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Pitt State grads earn an average salary of $34,900. The 9.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#10

Tabor College

Hillsboro
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
713 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Nursing Careers in KS

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title KS Job Growth KS Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 23% $97,310
Nursing Instructors and Professors 20% $59,290
Medical and Health Services Managers 11% $85,610
Registered Nurses 10% $59,680
Nurse Anesthetists 3% $146,400

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

Major Annual Graduates in KS
Rehabilitation Professions 223
Medicine 203
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 154
Mental & Social Health Services 126
Veterinary Medicine 107
Health/Medical Admin Services 105
Chiropractic 99
Communication Sciences 95

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