MSN in Pennsylvania

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Pennsylvania


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Pennsylvania graduates receive degrees in nursing. That means an estimated 109 nurse practitioners graduate from Pennsylvania's 11 MSN schools each year.

Top Schools

University of Pennsylvania, which is located in Philadelphia, is the top-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a MSN program. It received a ranking of 4th in the country in 2010. 27 students graduated with a degree in MSN from University of Pennsylvania in 2010. Tuition at University of Pennsylvania was $40,514 per year.

The second-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a MSN program is Duquesne University. Duquesne University, which was ranked 29th in the country in 2010, is located in Pittsburgh. In 2010, Duquesne University graduated 9 students from its MSN program. Tuition at Duquesne University was $27,502 per year.

Marywood University, which is located in Scranton, is the third-ranked school in Pennsylvania that has a MSN program. It received a ranking of 35th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Marywood University MSN program. Students at Marywood University paid $27,150 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Msn schools in Pennsylvania, charge students an average tuition of $26,472 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,514 per year, or as little as $15,140 per year. The Pennsylvania MSN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Pennsylvania - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $40,514 per year
  2. Villanova University - located in Villanova, students are charged $39,930 per year
  3. La Salle University - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $33,700 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Pennsylvania MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. York College Pennsylvania - located in York, students are charged $15,140 per year
  2. Carlow University - located in Pittsburgh, students are charged $22,600 per year
  3. Holy Family University - located in Philadelphia, students are charged $23,520 per year

A MSN degree from a Pennsylvania school... what next?

Most people who graduate from MSN school in Pennsylvania go on to work as a nurse practitioner. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Pennsylvania, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 680 Pennsylvania nurse practitioners as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Pennsylvania nurse practitioners:

  1. Bucks County - 260 nurse practitioners
  2. Allegheny County - 210 nurse practitioners
  3. Warren County - 40 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania will grow by 7%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,200 nurse practitioners working in Pennsylvania.

Salary

A nurse practitioner in Pennsylvania makes an average of $66,140 per year. However, this number is only an average. nurse practitioners in Pennsylvania had varying salaries from $32,110 to $94,500 per year in 2010. The following counties in Pennsylvania have the highest average salaries for nurse practitioners:

  1. Bucks County - $65,330 per year
  2. Allegheny County - $62,440 per year
  3. Warren County - $60,770 per year

The following counties in Pennsylvania have the lowest average salaries for nurse practitioners:

  1. Warren County - $60,770 per year
  2. Allegheny County - $62,440 per year
  3. Bucks County - $65,330 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Pennsylvania and to compare salaries with various related fields such as RN to BSN or RN, 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 Nursing in Pennsylvania
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Pennsylvania

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,443 miles from location University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 95.86 61% 24,599
5,452 miles from location Villanova University Villanova PA 40.5194 27% 10,375
5,699 miles from location Duquesne University Pittsburgh PA 70.5909 28% 10,294
5,442 miles from location La Salle University Philadelphia PA 33.3563 24% 6,470
5,524 miles from location York College Pennsylvania York PA 64.1973 18% 5,564
5,451 miles from location Widener University-Main Campus Chester PA 27.3033 22% 4,814
5,464 miles from location Immaculata University Immaculata PA 58.1716 21% 4,302
5,483 miles from location Marywood University Scranton PA 65.3953 34% 3,471
5,434 miles from location Holy Family University Philadelphia PA 30.2087 42% 3,343
5,442 miles from location Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia PA 1.26322 n/a 3,326
5,698 miles from location Carlow University Pittsburgh PA 23.2834 31% 2,533
 

Curious what studying MSN gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 680 $66,140 -53.4%
 

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