MSN in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Connecticut


Each year, approximately 0.1% of Connecticut graduates receive degrees in nursing. That means an estimated 119 nurse practitioners graduate from Connecticut's 4 MSN schools each year.

Top Schools

Yale University, which is located in New Haven, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a MSN program. It received a ranking of 2nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 186 students graduated from Yale University's MSN program. The tuition rate at Yale University was $38,300 per year.

Sacred Heart University, which is located in Bridgeport, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a MSN program. It received a ranking of 69th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Sacred Heart University MSN program. The tuition rate at Sacred Heart University was $31,440 per year.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a MSN program is University of Hartford. University of Hartford, which was ranked 70th in the country in 2010, is located in W Hartford. In 2010, 59 students graduated from University of Hartford MSN program. University of Hartford charged in-state students $29,852 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Connecticut MSN school, average tuition will be $26,911 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $8,050 per year to $38,300 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut MSN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year
  2. Sacred Heart University - located in Bridgeport, students are charged $31,440 per year
  3. University of Hartford - located in W Hartford, students are charged $29,852 per year

The following Connecticut MSN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year
  2. University of Hartford - located in W Hartford, students are charged $29,852 per year
  3. Sacred Heart University - located in Bridgeport, students are charged $31,440 per year

A MSN degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from MSN school in Connecticut go on to work as a nurse practitioner. Connecticut had 180 nurse practitioners in 2010. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of nurse practitioners are:

  1. Middlesex County - 80 nurse practitioners
  2. Hartford County - 50 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 400 nurse practitioners will be working in Connecticut state. This would require the number of nurse practitioners to grow by 4%.

Salary

A nurse practitioner in Connecticut makes an average of $94,490 per year. In 2010, however, some Connecticut nurse practitioners earned as little as less than $56,840 per year or as much as more than $109,030 per year. On average a nurse practitioner earns the most in the following Connecticut counties:

  1. Hartford County - $109,660 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $81,450 per year

The Connecticut counties with the lowest average salary for nurse practitioners are:

  1. Middlesex County - $81,450 per year
  2. Hartford County - $109,660 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as RN to BSN or RN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Connecticut

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,345 miles from location Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT 26.7526 31% 11,815
5,344 miles from location Yale University New Haven CT 98.1624 68% 11,593
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
5,358 miles from location Sacred Heart University Bridgeport CT 30.6854 20% 6,023
 

Curious what studying MSN gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 180 $94,490 -81.4%
 

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