There are schools offering RN programs in West Virginia!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in West Virginia
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Marshall University, which is located in Huntington, is the top-ranked school in West Virginia that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 38th in the country in 2010. 119 students graduated with a degree in RN from Marshall University in 2010. Marshall University charged in-state students $5,285 in tuition fees per year.
West Virginia Wesleyan College, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in West Virginia that has a RN program. It is located in Buckhannon. In 2010, 14 students graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College RN program. Students at West Virginia Wesleyan College paid $23,980 per year in tuition fees.
Davis & Elkins College, which was ranked 42nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in West Virginia that has a RN program. It is located in Elkins. In 2010, 28 students graduated from Davis & Elkins College RN program. Tuition at Davis & Elkins College was $21,120 per year.
Rn schools in West Virginia, charge students an average tuition of $9,627 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $24,980 per year, or as little as $2,076 per year. The West Virginia RN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Wheeling Jesuit University - located in Wheeling, students are charged $24,980 per year
- University of Charleston - located in Charleston, students are charged $24,700 per year
- West Virginia Wesleyan College - located in Buckhannon, students are charged $23,980 per year
The RN schools in West Virginia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:
- West Virginia University at Parkersburg - located in Parkersburg, students are charged $2,076 per year
- Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College - located in Mount Gay, students are charged $2,122 per year
- West Virginia Northern Community College - located in Wheeling, students are charged $2,358 per year
A RN degree from a West Virginia school... what next?
The highest percentage of RN graduates in West Virginia pursue careers as a registered nurse. 17,650 registered nurses were working in West Virginia in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of West Virginia registered nurses:
- Boyd County - 4,600 registered nurses
- Boone County - 3,720 registered nurses
- Barbour County - 2,710 registered nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of registered nurses is expected to grow by 17% by 2018. There are projected to be 21,690 registered nurses working in the West Virginia then.
A registered nurse in West Virginia earns $54,300 per year on average. But, salaries for registered nurses can vary. In 2010, registered nurses made as little as less than $35,250 per year or as much as more than $84,430 per year in West Virginia. The following counties in West Virginia have the highest average salaries for registered nurses:
- Monongalia County - $58,960 per year
- Boyd County - $58,350 per year
- Boone County - $57,740 per year
The following counties in West Virginia have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:
- Belmont County - $43,550 per year
- Barbour County - $49,740 per year
- Washington County - $52,670 per year
For more data regarding a career in nursing in West Virginia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in West Virginia
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in West Virginia
- Master's Degree in Nursing in West Virginia
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,691 miles from location||West Virginia University||Morgantown||WV||36.9068||39%||28,898|
|5,815 miles from location||Marshall University||Huntington||WV||62.2969||84%||13,776|
|5,744 miles from location||Mountain State University||Beckley||WV||6.59595||n/a||5,951|
|5,701 miles from location||Fairmont State University||Fairmont||WV||22.3033||29%||4,574|
|5,575 miles from location||Shepherd University||Shepherdstown||WV||24.2566||44%||4,256|
|5,774 miles from location||West Virginia University at Parkersburg||Parkersburg||WV||13.0487||n/a||4,223|
|5,584 miles from location||Blue Ridge Community and Technical College||Martinsburg||WV||8.7948||n/a||3,247|
|5,735 miles from location||West Virginia Northern Community College||Wheeling||WV||9.87878||n/a||3,150|
|5,729 miles from location||West Liberty University||West Liberty||WV||50.1226||42%||2,651|
|5,790 miles from location||Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College||Mount Gay||WV||9.61491||n/a||2,619|
|5,779 miles from location||Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College||Institute||WV||9.51762||n/a||2,226|
|5,737 miles from location||Bluefield State College||Bluefield||WV||17.4902||78%||1,989|
|5,638 miles from location||Potomac State College of West Virginia University||Keyser||WV||14.3357||n/a||1,810|
|5,700 miles from location||West Virginia Wesleyan College||Buckhannon||WV||57.5513||36%||1,416|
|5,771 miles from location||University of Charleston||Charleston||WV||21.4385||29%||1,396|
|5,733 miles from location||Wheeling Jesuit University||Wheeling||WV||26.2309||27%||1,367|
|5,721 miles from location||Salem International University||Salem||WV||14.2866||n/a||751|
|5,692 miles from location||Alderson Broaddus College||Philippi||WV||50.7487||37%||711|
|5,680 miles from location||Davis & Elkins College||Elkins||WV||55.8602||23%||710|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Registered Nurses +||17,650||$54,300||12.9%|
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