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Nursing Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 3,521 students earned their Nursing degrees in UT.

In this state, Nursing is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 177 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 3,394
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 121
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 121
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 121
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 7.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 75.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 5.9%
Nursing Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Utah

27,000 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Utah

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $104,770, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Utah that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

3,259 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
121,437 Total Students

41 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 77% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
120 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. 94% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $14,364.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
28,247 Total Students

95% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,832. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#4

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
46 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,477 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,793. The average student takes 4.40 years to complete their degree at Westminster College Salt Lake.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.70%. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 85% are considered full time.

13 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,499 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.01 years. 71% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, BYU grads earn an average salary of $41,100.

#7

Independence University

Salt Lake City
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,095 Total Students

In their early career, Branch of Stevens-Henager College grads earn an average salary of $24,200. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
39,931 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 25 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,572. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
205 Total Students

100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 33%.

Nursing Careers in UT

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 59% $73,260
Nurse Practitioners 51% $105,160
Nurse Midwives 44% $108,770
Medical and Health Services Managers 39% $89,900
Registered Nurses 36% $63,570
Nurse Anesthetists 33% $156,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Allied Health Professions 193
Rehabilitation Professions 172
Public Health 155
Health/Medical Admin Services 148
Communication Sciences 144
Medicine 118
Dietetics & Nutrition Services 74
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 70

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