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Nurse Practitioner Schools in Connecticut

There are seven schools in the state of Connecticut offering nurse practitioner programs. 403 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut nurse practitioner schools in 2010. 255 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 148 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 376 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state per year. This accounts for 8% of nurse practitioner students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 148 students graduated with certificates in advanced nursing and 255 with a degree at the master's level.

Seven nurse practitioner schools are in Connecticut. And out of these, four schools are private, while three schools are public. Public nurse practitioner school tuition varies from $7,909 to $10,416, while private nurse practitioner school tuition varies from $29,852 to $38,300.

Average tuition for programs in advanced nursing is $22,676. The highest tuition for nurse practitioner programs, which is $38,300 each year, is at Yale University, while the lowest tuition in Connecticut, which is $7,909 every year, is at Southern Connecticut State University.

Connecticut nurse practitioner schools offer certificates and masters degrees.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 376 students graduate from nurse practitioner programs in this state per year. This accounts for 8% of nurse practitioner students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 148 students graduated with certificates in advanced nursing and 255 with a degree at the master's level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 73
  • Certificate 2007: 74
  • Certificate 2008: 81
  • Certificate 2009: 78
  • Certificate 2010: 148
  • Master 2006: 248
  • Master 2007: 266
  • Master 2008: 268
  • Master 2009: 281
  • Master 2010: 255

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of 15 programs in advanced nursing. Of these programs, 53.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level.

Nurse Practitioner Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 8
  • Master: 7

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Practitioners — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27910
  • 25th Percentile: 34070
  • Median: 53200
  • 75th Percentile: 87230
  • 90th Percentile: 102090

Career Trends

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

Nurse Practitioners — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 69390
  • Median Salary 2007: 69260
  • Median Salary 2008: 74720
  • Median Salary 2009: 59400
  • Median Salary 2010: 53200
  • Total Employed 2006: 420
  • Total Employed 2007: 430
  • Total Employed 2008: 360
  • Total Employed 2009: 370
  • Total Employed 2010: 410

Connecticut vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

Connecticut vs National Nurse Practitioner Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 0.736% (410)

Nurse Practitioner Schools in Connecticut

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1. Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 6520
(203) 432-1333

Yale University is in the center of New Haven. It offers three nurse practitioner programs. Specifically, students are offered two nurse practitioner certificates by this research university and one master's level advanced nursing degree. 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 programs at YU, overall. Yale ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

2. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Danbury, CT. It offers two nurse practitioner programs. Of those, it offers students one nurse practitioner certificate and one master's level advanced nursing degree. Overall, 6,582 students seek degrees in 57 programs at this school. WCSU ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

3. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford offers two programs in advanced nursing. More specifically, students are offered one nurse practitioner certificate by it and one degree at the master's level in advanced nursing. This medium-sized university, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. The U of H is a 4-year research institution. This university is the sixth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering advanced nursing.

4. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut offers two nurse practitioner programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in advanced nursing and one master's level advanced nursing degree. This university is located in Storrs, CT. Overall, 25,498 students pursue degrees in 298 programs at this university. Uconn is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering advanced nursing.

5. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. Sacred Heart offers three programs in advanced nursing. Of those, students are offered one certificate in advanced nursing by SHU and two master's level degrees in advanced nursing. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in advanced nursing.

6. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University offers one program in advanced nursing and Quinnipiac, which is very close to Hamden, Connecticut, is in a rural area. Quinnipiac is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in advanced nursing.

7. Southern Connecticut State University

501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515-1355
(203) 392-5200

Southern Connecticut State University, which is near the center of the city, is in New Haven, CT. This school offers two nurse practitioner programs. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in advanced nursing by this medium-sized school and one nurse practitioner degree at the master's level. 11,964 students seek degrees in 95 programs at this school, overall. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering advanced nursing.