RN in North Dakota

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in North Dakota


Each year, roughly 2.5% of North Dakota students graduate with degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 448 registered nurses graduate from North Dakota's 13 RN schools.

Top Schools

University of Mary, which is located in Bismarck, is the top-ranked school in North Dakota that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 44th in the country in 2010. In 2010, University of Mary graduated 70 students from its RN program. Students at University of Mary paid $13,024 per year in tuition fees.

Minot State University, which is located in Minot, is the second-ranked school in North Dakota that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 48th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Minot State University graduated 33 students from its RN program. Students at Minot State University paid $5,637 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in North Dakota that has a RN program is University of North Dakota. University of North Dakota, which was ranked 67th in the country in 2010, is located in Grand Forks. In 2010, University of North Dakota graduated 155 students from its RN programs. The tuition rate at University of North Dakota was $6,934 per year.

Cost

Rn schools in North Dakota, charge students an average tuition of $6,485 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $16,780 per year, or as little as $3,356 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at North Dakota RN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Jamestown College - located in Jamestown, students are charged $16,780 per year
  2. Rasmussen College-North Dakota - located in Fargo, students are charged $13,560 per year
  3. University of Mary - located in Bismarck, students are charged $13,024 per year

The RN schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in North Dakota were:

  1. Bismarck State College - located in Bismarck, students are charged $3,356 per year
  2. Williston State College - located in Williston, students are charged $3,469 per year
  3. Dakota College at Bottineau - located in Bottineau, students are charged $3,856 per year

A RN degree from a North Dakota school... what next?

Most people who graduate from RN school in North Dakota go on to work as a registered nurse. In 2010, there were 6,880 registered nurses working in North Dakota. The North Dakota counties with the largest populations of registered nurses are:

  1. Burleigh County - 2,130 registered nurses
  2. Clay County - 1,130 registered nurses
  3. Polk County - 930 registered nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 7,740 registered nurses will be working in North Dakota state. This would require the number of registered nurses to grow by 21%.

Salary

A registered nurse in North Dakota earns $57,020 per year on average. But, salaries for registered nurses can vary. In 2010, registered nurses made as little as less than $31,050 per year or as much as more than $73,990 per year in North Dakota. The following counties in North Dakota have the highest average salaries for registered nurses:

  1. Clay County - $64,180 per year
  2. Nelson County - $59,620 per year
  3. Adams County - $55,910 per year

The following counties in North Dakota have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:

  1. Bottineau County - $53,780 per year
  2. Burleigh County - $54,160 per year
  3. Barnes County - $54,280 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional North Dakota statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 North Dakota
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in North Dakota
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in North Dakota
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in North Dakota

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,552 miles from location University of North Dakota Grand Forks ND 33.3542 63% 13,172
6,735 miles from location Bismarck State College Bismarck ND 15.497 n/a 4,022
6,744 miles from location Minot State University Minot ND 52.2306 74% 3,649
6,733 miles from location University of Mary Bismarck ND 56.2951 43% 2,979
6,827 miles from location Dickinson State University Dickinson ND 18.0125 n/a 2,767
6,540 miles from location North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton ND 22.9555 n/a 2,650
6,548 miles from location Rasmussen College-North Dakota Fargo ND 17.0133 n/a 1,829
6,633 miles from location Lake Region State College Devils Lake ND 18.2292 n/a 1,702
6,635 miles from location Jamestown College Jamestown ND 25.2366 40% 1,010
6,850 miles from location Williston State College Williston ND 19.661 n/a 952
6,699 miles from location Dakota College at Bottineau Bottineau ND 19.0805 n/a 746
6,800 miles from location Fort Berthold Community College New Town ND 7.82248 n/a 323
6,734 miles from location Medcenter One College of Nursing Bismarck ND 1.63377 n/a 89
 

Curious what studying RN gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses + 6,880 $57,020 2.1%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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