MSN in Washington State

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There are schools offering MSN programs in Washington State!

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Washington State


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Washington State students graduate with degrees in nursing. Thus, Washington State's 2 MSN schools put out approximately 24 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

Seattle Pacific University, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Washington State that has a MSN program. It is located in Seattle. 14 students graduated with a degree in MSN from Seattle Pacific University in 2010. Students at Seattle Pacific University paid $28,965 per year in tuition fees.

Pacific Lutheran University, which was ranked 34th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Washington State that has a MSN program. It is located in Tacoma. 10 students graduated with degree in MSN from Pacific Lutheran University in 2010. Students at Pacific Lutheran University paid $29,200 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Washington State MSN school, average tuition will be $29,083 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $28,965 per year to $29,200 per year. In 2010, the following Washington State MSN schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Pacific Lutheran University - located in Tacoma, students are charged $29,200 per year
  2. Seattle Pacific University - located in Seattle, students are charged $28,965 per year

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

  1. Seattle Pacific University - located in Seattle, students are charged $28,965 per year
  2. Pacific Lutheran University - located in Tacoma, students are charged $29,200 per year

A MSN degree from a Washington State school... what next?

A large number of Washington State MSN graduates become nurse practitioners. If you decide to work as a nurse practitioner in Washington State, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 470 Washington State nurse practitioners as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Washington State nurse practitioners:

  1. King County - 280 nurse practitioners
  2. Spokane County - 60 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurse practitioners in the state of Washington State will grow to 680. This would require a 14% growth in the profession.

Salary

On average, a nurse practitioner earns a salary of $73,900 per year in Washington State state. In 2010, however, some Washington State nurse practitioners earned as little as less than $36,480 per year or as much as more than $95,450 per year. The following counties in Washington State have the highest average salaries for nurse practitioners:

  1. King County - $67,800 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Washington State 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 Washington State

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,687 miles from location Seattle Pacific University Seattle WA 68.9096 37% 4,000
7,704 miles from location Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma WA 65.5433 36% 3,581
 

Curious what studying MSN gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 470 $73,900 -57.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are MSN related jobs in Washington State