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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Kansas


Approximately 2.3% of graduates in of Kansas receive nursing degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 2,046 registered nurses graduate from Kansas' 34 RN schools.

Top Schools

Southwestern College, which is located in Winfield, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 46th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Southwestern College graduated 18 students from its RN program. The tuition rate at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

Newman University, which is located in Wichita, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 47th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 43 students graduated from Newman University RN program. Students at Newman University paid $20,712 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Kansas that has a RN program is University of Kansas. University of Kansas, which was ranked 63rd in the country in 2010, is located in Lawrence. In 2010, 152 students graduated from University of Kansas RN program. The tuition rate at University of Kansas was $8,733 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas RN school, average tuition will be $8,285 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $1,980 per year to $22,280 per year. In 2010, the following Kansas RN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Hesston College - located in Hesston, students are charged $20,700 per year

The following Kansas RN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  2. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  3. Garden City Community College - located in Garden City, students are charged $2,112 per year

A RN degree from a Kansas school... what next?

A large number of Kansas RN graduates become registered nurses. 28,070 registered nurses were working in Kansas in 2010. In Kansas, the largest numbers of registered nurses work in the following counties:

  1. Allen County - 8,310 registered nurses
  2. Butler County - 6,370 registered nurses
  3. Jackson County - 2,780 registered nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of registered nurses in Kansas will grow by 21%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 32,910 registered nurses working in Kansas.

Salary

On average, a registered nurse earns a salary of $57,470 per year in Kansas state. However, Kansas registered nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $36,670 per year to more than $85,140 per year in 2010. A registered nurse in the following Kansas counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Jackson County - $57,500 per year
  2. Butler County - $55,350 per year
  3. Allen County - $53,120 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for registered nurses are:

  1. Douglas County - $51,610 per year
  2. Geary County - $51,810 per year
  3. Allen County - $53,120 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Kansas
  • Certificate in Nursing in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,727 miles from location Fort Hays State University Hays KS 28.9875 40% 11,308
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,483 miles from location Pittsburg State University Pittsburg KS 30.5057 55% 7,277
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,559 miles from location Emporia State University Emporia KS 26.6851 61% 6,314
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,505 miles from location Baker University Baldwin City KS 26.5047 36% 3,853
6,505 miles from location Highland Community College Highland KS 18.3845 n/a 3,698
6,633 miles from location Cloud County Community College Concordia KS 19.8599 n/a 2,786
6,628 miles from location Newman University Wichita KS 53.2302 19% 2,557
6,524 miles from location Neosho County Community College Chanute KS 11.2234 n/a 2,275
6,815 miles from location Garden City Community College Garden City KS 20.8808 n/a 2,054
6,482 miles from location Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott KS 19.5238 n/a 2,017
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,609 miles from location Southwestern College Winfield KS 53.8865 45% 1,810
6,482 miles from location MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe KS 28.6396 54% 1,778
6,514 miles from location Labette Community College Parsons KS 16.7815 n/a 1,756
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,701 miles from location Pratt Community College Pratt KS 19.626 n/a 1,587
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
6,488 miles from location University of Saint Mary Leavenworth KS 19.5506 32% 1,072
6,635 miles from location Kansas Wesleyan University Salina KS 19.7085 44% 852
6,656 miles from location North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit KS 29.429 n/a 723
6,579 miles from location Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan KS 22.6229 n/a 532
6,479 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 8.62909 n/a 515
6,478 miles from location National American University-Overland Park Shawnee Mission KS 12.0458 n/a 480
6,635 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Salina Salina KS 13.7926 n/a 466
6,629 miles from location Hesston College Hesston KS 24.6984 n/a 439
6,625 miles from location Bethel College North Newton KS 30.3056 32% 437
6,621 miles from location National American University-Wichita Wichita KS 0.826993 n/a 276
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses + 28,070 $57,470 10.8%
 

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