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Nursing Schools in Missouri

1,858 students earned Nursing degrees in Missouri 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 Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,317
Post-Master’s Certificate 272
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 272
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 269
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 269
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 269

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 73.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
Nursing Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Missouri

In this state, there are 85,320 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Missouri

Nursing grads earn an average of $102,470 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Missouri that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,068 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
9,139 Total Students

An average student at Maryville U will pay a net price of $25,045. 19% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#2

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
148 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,861. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,375 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year. The 7.80% student loan default rate is lower than average.

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,697 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 68% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.53 years.

#5

Webster University

Saint Louis
69 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,406 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $22,206. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.80%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
363 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 95%. 5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate of 3.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
29,843 Total Students

72% of the teachers are full time. 85% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
16,441 Total Students

The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.55 years. This public school has an average net price of $10,880.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
11,487 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
634 Total Students

The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $53,900 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

Nursing Careers in MO

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $70,240
Nurse Practitioners 28% $98,430
Nurse Midwives 27% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 18% $98,370
Registered Nurses 16% $62,270
Nurse Anesthetists 8% $153,610

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Rehabilitation Professions 991
Osteopathic Medicine 512
Medicine 496
Public Health 475
Health/Medical Admin Services 419
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 390
Allied Health Professions 384
Communication Sciences 362

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