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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Nevada


Each year, approximately 2.1% of Nevada graduates receive degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 911 registered nurses graduate from Nevada's 12 RN schools.

Top Schools

University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Nevada that has a RN program. It is located in Las Vegas. 163 students graduated with a degree in RN from University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2010. Tuition at University of Nevada-Las Vegas was $5,808 per year.

The second-ranked school in Nevada with a RN program is University of Nevada-Reno, which is located in Reno. In 2010, it was ranked 70th nationwide. In 2010, University of Nevada-Reno graduated 111 students from its RN program. University of Nevada-Reno charged in-state students $5,561 in tuition fees per year.

ITT Technical Institute-Henderson, which was ranked 70th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Nevada that has a RN program. It is located in Henderson. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson charged in-state students $18,048 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Nevada's RN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $4,661 per year, though tuition can range from $18,048 per year to $2,243 per year. In 2010, the following Nevada RN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. ITT Technical Institute-Henderson - located in Henderson, students are charged $18,048 per year
  2. University of Nevada-Las Vegas - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $5,808 per year
  3. University of Nevada-Reno - located in Reno, students are charged $5,561 per year

The following Nevada RN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Truckee Meadows Community College - located in Reno, students are charged $2,243 per year
  2. Great Basin College - located in Elko, students are charged $2,243 per year
  3. College of Southern Nevada - located in Las Vegas, students are charged $2,243 per year

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

The highest percentage of RN graduates in Nevada pursue careers as a registered nurse. Nevada had 16,780 registered nurses in 2010. In Nevada, the largest numbers of registered nurses work in the following counties:

  1. Clark County - 12,050 registered nurses
  2. Pinal County - 3,180 registered nurses
  3. Carson City County - 750 registered nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of registered nurses in Nevada will grow by 19%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 20,240 registered nurses working in Nevada.

Salary

A registered nurse in Nevada makes an average of $75,320 per year. In 2010, however, some Nevada registered nurses earned as little as less than $49,110 per year or as much as more than $96,280 per year. The counties in Nevada with the highest average salary for a registered nurse are:

  1. Carson City County - $84,980 per year
  2. Pinal County - $75,170 per year
  3. Clark County - $75,040 per year

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

  1. Elko County - $68,900 per year
  2. Churchill County - $74,660 per year
  3. Clark County - $75,040 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Nevada statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing.

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

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

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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
7,785 miles from location Carrington College Reno NV n/a n/a n/a
0 miles from location Carrington College Las Vegas NV n/a n/a n/a
7,608 miles from location Touro University Nevada Henderson NV n/a n/a n/a
7,617 miles from location College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas NV 8.76905 n/a 42,108
7,613 miles from location University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas NV 30.2847 53% 29,080
7,784 miles from location University of Nevada-Reno Reno NV 29.9905 49% 16,875
7,783 miles from location Truckee Meadows Community College Reno NV 11.7657 n/a 12,942
7,792 miles from location Western Nevada College Carson City NV 8.29894 n/a 5,229
7,553 miles from location Great Basin College Elko NV 17.5004 n/a 3,647
7,605 miles from location Nevada State College Henderson NV 12.2875 49% 2,516
7,609 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Henderson Henderson NV 21.4047 100% 1,193
7,610 miles from location University of Southern Nevada Henderson NV 0.0995655 n/a 833
 

Curious what studying RN gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses + 16,780 $75,320 20.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are RN related jobs in Nevada