RN in Utah

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Utah


Each year, roughly 2.2% of Utah students graduate with degrees in nursing. In other words, every year an estimated 1,922 registered nurses graduate from Utah's 16 RN schools.

Top Schools

University of Utah, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a RN program. It is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, University of Utah graduated 246 students from its RN program. University of Utah charged in-state students $6,272 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Utah with a RN program is Brigham Young University, which is located in Provo. In 2010, it was ranked 56th nationwide. 106 students graduated with degree in RN from Brigham Young University in 2010. Students at Brigham Young University paid $4,420 per year in tuition fees.

AmeriTech College, which was ranked 56th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a RN program. It is located in Draper. 112 students graduated with degree in RN from AmeriTech College in 2010. Tuition at AmeriTech College was $22,715 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Utah's RN schools ranges from $27,350 per year to $2,670 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,686 per year. In 2010, the RN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Utah were:

  1. Stevens-Henager College-Ogden - located in Ogden, students are charged $27,350 per year
  2. Westminster College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $25,980 per year
  3. AmeriTech College - located in Draper, students are charged $22,715 per year

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

  1. Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah - located in Price, students are charged $2,670 per year
  2. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  3. Dixie State College of Utah - located in Saint George, students are charged $3,489 per year

A RN degree from an Utah school... what next?

The highest percentage of RN graduates in Utah pursue careers as a registered nurse. In 2010, there were 18,230 registered nurses working in Utah. The largest populations of Utah registered nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Salt Lake County - 9,340 registered nurses
  2. Juab County - 3,210 registered nurses
  3. Davis County - 2,920 registered nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 27,890 registered nurses will be working in Utah state. This would require the number of registered nurses to grow by 40%.

Salary

On average, a registered nurse earns a salary of $60,530 per year in Utah state. However, Utah registered nurses earned anywhere in the range from as less than $41,910 per year to more than $80,270 per year in 2010. The following counties in Utah have the highest average salaries for registered nurses:

  1. Salt Lake County - $61,400 per year
  2. Davis County - $61,050 per year
  3. Juab County - $60,210 per year

On average, registered nurses earns the least in the following Utah counties:

  1. Carbon County - $55,510 per year
  2. Franklin County - $55,640 per year
  3. Zapata County - $57,000 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Utah 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 Utah
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Utah
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Utah
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Utah

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,356 miles from location Brigham Young University Provo UT 43.6667 77% 34,130
7,357 miles from location University of Utah Salt Lake City UT 72.974 59% 29,284
7,359 miles from location Utah Valley University Orem UT 15.0907 n/a 28,765
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
7,360 miles from location Western Governors University Salt Lake City UT 20.0503 63% 15,870
7,474 miles from location Southern Utah University Cedar City UT 27.7334 53% 8,066
7,511 miles from location Dixie State College of Utah Saint George UT 17.5892 n/a 7,708
7,358 miles from location Westminster College Salt Lake City UT 27.2814 35% 3,037
7,362 miles from location University of Phoenix-Utah Campus Salt Lake City UT 12.2115 n/a 2,691
7,323 miles from location Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah Price UT 19.0139 n/a 2,419
7,365 miles from location Broadview University West Jordan UT 32.5111 100% 667
7,358 miles from location Provo College Provo UT 20.628 n/a 487
7,357 miles from location Stevens-Henager College-Ogden Ogden UT 32.9278 n/a 388
7,364 miles from location AmeriTech College Draper UT 40.7443 99% 323
7,360 miles from location Fortis College Salt Lake City UT n/a n/a 71
 

Curious what studying RN gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses + 18,230 $60,530 17.2%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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