There are schools offering nursing programs in Connecticut!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Connecticut
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Yale University, which is located in New Haven, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a nursing program. It received a ranking of 2nd in the country in 2010. 193 students graduated with a degree in nursing from Yale University in 2010. Students at Yale University paid $38,300 per year in tuition fees.
The second-ranked school in Connecticut with a nursing program is University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. In 2010, University of Connecticut graduated 165 students from its nursing program. Students at University of Connecticut paid $10,416 per year in tuition fees.
Fairfield University, which was ranked 19th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a nursing program. It is located in Fairfield. In 2010, 147 students graduated from Fairfield University nursing program. Fairfield University charged in-state students $39,040 in tuition fees per year.
If you choose to attend a Connecticut nursing school, average tuition will be $10,487 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,386 per year to $39,040 per year. The Connecticut nursing schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
- Yale University - located in New Haven, students are charged $38,300 per year
- Quinnipiac University - located in Hamden, students are charged $34,250 per year
The following Connecticut nursing schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Norwalk Community College - located in Norwalk, students are charged $3,386 per year
- Three Rivers Community College - located in Norwich, students are charged $3,386 per year
- Northwestern Connecticut Community College - located in Winsted, students are charged $3,406 per year
A nursing degree from a Connecticut school... what next?
nursing graduates in Connecticut can go into a variety of professions such as licensed practical nurse, family nurse practitioner, critical care clinical nurse specialist, and patient care assistant. Connecticut had 72,540 nurses in 2010. 35,310 of these nurses were registered nurses, 8,650 were licensed practical nurses, and 180 were family nurse practitioners. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of nurse are:
- Hartford County - 25,680 nurses
- Fairfield County - 18,850 nurses
- Middlesex County - 15,170 nurses
The government projects that, by 2018, the number of nurses in the state of Connecticut will grow to 84,870. This would require a 7% growth in the field.
On average, nurses earn a salary of $71,920 per year in Connecticut state. However, Connecticut nurse earned anywhere in the range from as less than $19,890 per year to more than $144,650 per year in 2010. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for nurses:
- Hartford County - $76,288 per year
- Middlesex County - $71,632 per year
- New London County - $65,723 per year
On average, nurses earn the least in the following Connecticut counties:
- Windham County - $58,453 per year
- Litchfield County - $62,836 per year
- Fairfield County - $63,369 per year
On average, the highest paid nurses in Connecticut were:
- Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist - $107,380 per year
- Family Nurse Practitioner - $94,490 per year
- Registered Nurse - $73,860 per year
The nurses with lowest average salaries in Connecticut were:
- Licensed Practical Nurse - $53,280 per year
- Patient Care Assistant - $30,590 per year
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 nurse assisting or LPN.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in Connecticut
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Connecticut
- Master's Degree in Nursing in Connecticut
- Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Connecticut
- Certificate in Nursing in Connecticut
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,334 miles from location||Vinal Technical High School||Middletown||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,343 miles from location||E C Goodwin Technical High School||New Britain||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,338 miles from location||Albert I Prince Technical High School||Hartford||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,354 miles from location||Bullard-Havens Technical High School||Bridgeport||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,372 miles from location||Henry Abbott Technical High School||Danbury||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,332 miles from location||Howell Cheney Technical High School||Manchester||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,354 miles from location||W F Kaynor Technical High School||Waterbury||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,304 miles from location||Norwich Technical High School||Norwich||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|5,345 miles from location||Eli Whitney Technical High School||Hamden||CT||n/a||n/a||n/a|
|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|
|5,343 miles from location||Gateway Community College||New Haven||CT||8.87725||n/a||6,847|
|5,354 miles from location||Naugatuck Valley Community College||Waterbury||CT||8.54755||n/a||6,725|
|5,368 miles from location||Norwalk Community College||Norwalk||CT||9.78902||n/a||6,685|
|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|
|5,355 miles from location||Housatonic Community College||Bridgeport||CT||7.60466||n/a||5,609|
|5,358 miles from location||Fairfield University||Fairfield||CT||72.6181||17%||5,074|
|5,305 miles from location||Three Rivers Community College||Norwich||CT||9.14921||n/a||4,561|
|5,337 miles from location||Capital Community College||Hartford||CT||7.14867||n/a||4,280|
|5,353 miles from location||Porter and Chester Institute||Stratford||CT||28.7625||n/a||2,845|
|5,334 miles from location||Goodwin College||East Hartford||CT||13.58||n/a||2,083|
|5,340 miles from location||Saint Joseph College||W Hartford||CT||22.9571||19%||1,935|
|5,359 miles from location||Northwestern Connecticut Community College||Winsted||CT||8.5783||n/a||1,711|
|5,356 miles from location||St Vincent's College||Bridgeport||CT||22.0815||82%||531|
|5,344 miles from location||Stone Academy||Hamden||CT||20.7324||n/a||483|
|5,350 miles from location||Stone Academy||Waterbury||CT||23.5326||n/a||360|
|5,337 miles from location||Connecticut Training Centers Inc||East Hartford||CT||18.8408||n/a||223|
|5,337 miles from location||Stone Academy-East Hartford||East Hartford||CT||34.7368||n/a||215|
|5,354 miles from location||Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing||Bridgeport||CT||36.5016||n/a||151|
Curious what studying Nursing 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)|
|Registered Nurses +||35,310||$73,860||3.5%|
|Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants +||23,700||$30,590||-0.1%|
|Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses +||8,650||$53,280||4.0%|
|Medical and Health Services Managers +||4,700||$107,380||37.8%|
|Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other +||180||$94,490||-81.4%|
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