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Nursing Schools in Oklahoma

In 2018-2019, 156 students earned their Nursing degrees in OK.

A Nursing major is the 15th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Oklahoma

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 136
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 18
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 18
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in OK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.2%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 67.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 18.6%
Nursing Majors in OK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Oklahoma

In this state, there are 38,140 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. OK

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Oklahoma

Nursing grads earn an average of $90,680 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,187 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 69% are considered full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
4,961 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,000 a year. The student loan default rate is 9.70% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
43% Graduation Rate
1,021 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. In their early career, OKWU or OWU grads earn an average salary of $45,400. 41% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
2,687 Total Students

61% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,300 a year. It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,868 Total Students

In their early career, OBU grads earn an average salary of $32,200. 72% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,173.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
14,821 Total Students

A typical student attending UCO will pay a net price of $16,572. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.84 years to graduate.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
7,517 Total Students

The average student takes 4.87 years to complete their degree at NSU. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
2,239 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $17,644. The full-time teacher rate is 27%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
1,970 Total Students

A typical student attending NWOSU will pay a net price of $9,408. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.62 years to graduate.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
4,379 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 74% are considered full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

Nursing Careers in OK

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title OK Job Growth OK Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 23% $104,310
Nursing Instructors and Professors 19% $57,680
Medical and Health Services Managers 12% $79,040
Registered Nurses 10% $61,750
Nurse Anesthetists 9% $170,390

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

Major Annual Graduates in OK
Health/Medical Admin Services 209
Medicine 167
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 166
Rehabilitation Professions 157
Communication Sciences 136
Allied Health Professions 121
Osteopathic Medicine 104
Veterinary Medicine 85

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