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Nursing Schools in Nevada

146 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 77
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 61
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 61
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 12.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.3%
  • White: 55.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 7.5%
Nursing Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Nevada

In this state, there are 26,110 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Nevada

Nursing grads earn an average of $112,540 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,479 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 46%. The student to faculty ratio is 4 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.90%.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,122. In their early career, UNR grads earn an average salary of $37,700.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.98 years to complete their degree at UNLV.

Nursing Careers in NV

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 40% $72,100
Nurse Practitioners 39% $112,090
Medical and Health Services Managers 31% $113,310
Registered Nurses 27% $85,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 228
Dentistry 172
Osteopathic Medicine 129
Rehabilitation Professions 103
Health Sciences & Services 89
Medicine 63
Allied Health Professions 60
Public Health 59

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