Nurse Practitioner in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Nurse Practitioning Programs in Connecticut

Approximately 0.3% of graduates in of Connecticut receive nurse practitioning degrees every year. That means an estimated 219 nurse practitioners graduate from Connecticut's 10 nurse practitioner schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Connecticut with a nurse practitioner program is Yale University, which is located in New Haven. In 2010, it was ranked 2nd nationwide. In 2010, 186 students graduated from Yale University's nurse practitioner program. Tuition at Yale University was $38,300 per year.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a nurse practitioner program is University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. In 2010, 30 students graduated from University of Connecticut nurse practitioner program. University of Connecticut charged in-state students $10,416 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a nurse practitioner program is Fairfield University. Fairfield University, which was ranked 27th in the country in 2010, is located in Fairfield. 14 students graduated with degree in nurse practitioner from Fairfield University in 2010. Tuition at Fairfield University was $39,040 per year.


Nurse practitioner schools in Connecticut, charge students an average tuition of $23,565 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,040 per year, or as little as $7,861 per year. In 2010, the nurse practitioner schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Connecticut were:

  1. Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
  2. Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year
  3. Quinnipiac University - located in Hamden, students are charged $34,250 per year

The nurse practitioner schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Connecticut were:

  1. Central Connecticut State University - located in New Britain, students are charged $7,861 per year
  2. Western Connecticut State University - located in Danbury, students are charged $7,909 per year
  3. Southern Connecticut State University - located in New Haven, students are charged $8,050 per year

A nurse practitioner degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from nurse practitioner school in Connecticut go on to work as a nurse practitioner. Connecticut had 180 nurse practitioners in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut nurse practitioners:

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

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of nurse practitioners is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 400 nurse practitioners working in the Connecticut then.


On average, a nurse practitioner earns a salary of $94,490 per year in Connecticut state. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $56,840 per year or as much as more than $109,030 per year in Connecticut. The counties in Connecticut with the highest average salary for a nurse practitioner are:

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

On average, nurse practitioners earns the least in the following Connecticut counties:

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

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nurse practitioning in Connecticut and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse anesthetist or MSN, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioning in Connecticut

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,316 miles from location University of Connecticut Storrs Mansfield CT 81.1342 29% 25,029
5,341 miles from location Central Connecticut State University New Britain CT 61.3421 35% 12,461
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
5,343 miles from location Quinnipiac University Hamden CT 68.9993 17% 7,758
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
5,371 miles from location Western Connecticut State University Danbury CT 56.3583 39% 6,617
5,358 miles from location Sacred Heart University Bridgeport CT 30.6854 20% 6,023
5,358 miles from location Fairfield University Fairfield CT 72.6181 17% 5,074
5,340 miles from location Saint Joseph College W Hartford CT 22.9571 19% 1,935

Curious what studying Nurse Practitioner 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)
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 180 $94,490 -81.4%

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