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Nursing Schools in Connecticut

There are 32 Connecticut schools offering nursing programs. In 2010, 2,883 students graduated from programs at Connecticut nursing schools. 1,299 of all these students graduated with certificates and 670 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,577 students graduate from nursing programs in this state each year. Of those, 1,299 students graduated with nursing certificates, 532 with an associate's level degree, 670 with a bachelor's level degree, 365 with a degree at the master's level, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

32 nursing schools are in Connecticut. And of these, 15 schools are private, while 17 schools are public. While tuition at a public nursing school varies from $7,861 to $10,416, tuition at a private nursing school varies from $18,500 to $39,040.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $22,518. While the lowest tuition in this northeastern state, which is $7,861 per year, is at Southern Connecticut State University, the highest tuition for nursing programs, which is $39,040 per year, is at Fairfield University.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees in nursing.

Nursing Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,577 students graduate from nursing programs in this state each year. Of those, 1,299 students graduated with nursing certificates, 532 with an associate's level degree, 670 with a bachelor's level degree, 365 with a degree at the master's level, and 17 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Nursing Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 726
  • Certificate 2007: 718
  • Certificate 2008: 788
  • Certificate 2009: 902
  • Certificate 2010: 1299
  • Associate 2006: 510
  • Associate 2007: 554
  • Associate 2008: 541
  • Associate 2009: 571
  • Associate 2010: 532
  • Bachelor 2006: 544
  • Bachelor 2007: 593
  • Bachelor 2008: 577
  • Bachelor 2009: 632
  • Bachelor 2010: 670
  • Master 2006: 328
  • Master 2007: 339
  • Master 2008: 359
  • Master 2009: 379
  • Master 2010: 365
  • Doctorate 2006: 16
  • Doctorate 2007: 1
  • Doctorate 2008: 7
  • Doctorate 2009: 8
  • Doctorate 2010: 17

Nursing Program Availability in Connecticut

Connecticut schools offer a total of 73 nursing programs. Of these programs, 45.2% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level, the bachelors level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Nursing Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 33
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 17
  • Doctorate: 5

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

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

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42420
  • 25th Percentile: 47810
  • Median: 53610
  • 75th Percentile: 59140
  • 90th Percentile: 65500

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 53200
  • 25th Percentile: 62380
  • Median: 72170
  • 75th Percentile: 84870
  • 90th Percentile: 95020

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 60090
  • 25th Percentile: 71480
  • Median: 85530
  • 75th Percentile: 101190
  • 90th Percentile: 118990

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

Nurse Anesthetists — 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

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 50730
  • Median Salary 2007: 51130
  • Median Salary 2008: 52040
  • Median Salary 2009: 52710
  • Median Salary 2010: 53610
  • Total Employed 2006: 8120
  • Total Employed 2007: 7930
  • Total Employed 2008: 7940
  • Total Employed 2009: 8730
  • Total Employed 2010: 8650

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 63490
  • Median Salary 2007: 66470
  • Median Salary 2008: 68880
  • Median Salary 2009: 71000
  • Median Salary 2010: 72170
  • Total Employed 2006: 34710
  • Total Employed 2007: 34690
  • Total Employed 2008: 35370
  • Total Employed 2009: 35790
  • Total Employed 2010: 35310

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 75680
  • Median Salary 2007: 78930
  • Median Salary 2008: 82710
  • Median Salary 2009: 85310
  • Median Salary 2010: 85530
  • Total Employed 2006: 10280
  • Total Employed 2007: 8720
  • Total Employed 2008: 8830
  • Total Employed 2009: 8120
  • Total Employed 2010: 7860

Connecticut vs National Nursing Employment

Connecticut vs National Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.327% (52230)

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1. The Stone Academy - Hamden

1315 Dixwell Ave
Hamden, CT 6514
(203) 288-7474

The Stone Academy-Hamden is in the suburbs of Hamden, Connecticut. It offers two programs in nursing. It offers students two nursing certificates. This school is a for-profit institution.

2. The Stone Academy - East Hartford

745 Burnside Avenue
East Hartford, CT 6108
(860) 569-0618

The Stone Academy-East Hartford is 1.2 miles from the center of the city and it offers one nursing program. This school is a for-profit institution.

3. The Vinal Technical High School

60 Daniels St
Middletown, CT 6457
(860) 807-2219

The Vinal Technical High School, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Middletown, CT and it offers one nursing program. This public school is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut.

4. The Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton

8 Progress Drive
Shelton, CT 6484
(860) 225-8641

The Lincoln Technical Institute-Shelton is in the suburbs of Shelton, Connecticut and it offers one program in nursing. This school is one of 48 vocational schools in Connecticut.

5. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 6098
(860) 738-6300

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1965. It is located in Winsted, CT. It offers subjects including science and law enforcement. It offers students 18 certificates and 21 associates level degrees. In 2010, 1,832 students sought degrees from the 28 programs at this college. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits it. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

6. The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

670 Lordship Blvd
Stratford, CT 06615-7158
(203) 375-4463

The Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is near the center of the city and it offers one nursing program. 2,743 students pursue degrees in 12 programs at this school, overall.

7. St Vincent's College

2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606-4201
(203) 576-5235

St Vincent's College, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Bridgeport, CT and it offers one program in nursing. This college is a 2-year institution. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing programs.

8. The Bullard-Havens Technical High School

500 Palisade Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 6610
(203) 579-6333

The Bullard-Havens Technical High School offers one nursing program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Bridgeport, CT. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

9. Housatonic Community College

900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Housatonic Community College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Bridgeport, CT and it offers one program in nursing. 6,197 students pursue degrees in 31 Housatonic Community College programs, overall. This community college is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

10. Capital Community College

950 Main Street
Hartford, CT 6103
(860) 906-5000

Capital Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Hartford, CT. This college offers two nursing programs. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. This college is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut.

11. Albert I Prince Technical High School

500 Brookfield St
Hartford, CT 6106
(860) 257-5123

Albert I Prince Technical High School offers one nursing program and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hartford, CT. Overall, 21 students seek degrees in three Albert I Prince Technical High School programs. In terms of programs, this vocational school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

12. The Eli Whitney Technical High School

71 Jones Rd
Hamden, CT 6514
(203) 397-4031

The Eli Whitney Technical High School is in the suburbs of Hamden, Connecticut and it offers one program in nursing. Overall, 21 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school.

13. Connecticut Training Centers Inc

1137 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 6108
(860) 913-2005

Connecticut Training Centers Inc, which is near the heart of downtown, is in East Hartford, CT and it offers one nursing program.

14. The Howell Cheney Technical High School

791 W. Middle Turnpike
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 649-5396

The Howell Cheney Technical High School is located in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut and it offers one nursing program. 43 students seek degrees in two Howell Cheney Technical High School programs, overall.

15. The Norwich Technical High School

7 Mahan Dr
Norwich, CT 06360-2425
(860) 889-8453x2113

The Norwich Technical High School is near the center of the city and it offers one nursing program. 0 students pursue degrees in one program at this school, overall.

16. Goodwin College

One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 6118
(860) 528-4111

Goodwin College, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in East Hartford, CT. It offers three programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered one certificate in nursing by Goodwin, one associate's level nursing degree, and one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing. 2,791 students pursue degrees in 33 programs at this school, overall.

17. The Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing

200 Mill Hill Ave
Bridgeport, CT 6610
(203) 384-3205

The Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing offers one program in nursing and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 151 students pursue degrees in two programs at this school. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing programs.

18. Yale University

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

Yale University is located in the center of New Haven. YU offers eight programs in nursing. More specifically, students are offered four nursing certificates by this university, two nursing degrees at the master's level, and two nursing degrees at the doctorate level. Overall, 11,701 students seek degrees in 281 Yale University programs.

19. Western Connecticut State University

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

Western Connecticut State University, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Danbury, CT. It offers three nursing programs. Specifically, WCSU offers students one certificate in nursing, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and one degree at the master's level in nursing. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut.

20. The University of Hartford

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

The University of Hartford, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in West Hartford, CT. UH offers four nursing programs. Of those, students are offered one nursing certificate by UH, one bachelor's level nursing degree, and two nursing degrees at the master's level. Overall, 7,180 students seek degrees in 121 UH programs.

21. Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 6854
(203) 857-7060

Norwalk Community College is near the center of the city and it offers one nursing program. 6,740 students pursue degrees in 53 programs at this college, overall. This community college is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

22. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Saint Joseph College, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in West Hartford, CT. It offers three nursing programs. More specifically, this liberal arts college offers one nursing certificate to students, one bachelor's level degree in nursing, and one master's level nursing degree. SJC is a 4-year institution.

23. The University of Connecticut

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

The University of Connecticut is in town of Storrs, Connecticut. This university offers seven nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered four certificates in nursing by Uconn, one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing, one degree at the master's level in nursing, and one doctorate level degree in nursing. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

24. The W F Kaynor Technical High School

43 Tompkins St
Waterbury, CT 6708
(203) 596-4302x304

The W F Kaynor Technical High School is located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut and it offers one program in nursing. Overall, 0 students seek degrees in one W F Kaynor Technical High School program.

25. The Stone Academy - Waterbury

101 Pierpont Rd
Waterbury, CT 6705
(860) 569-0618x208

The Stone Academy-Waterbury is in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut and it offers one nursing program. It is a for-profit institution.

26. Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
(203) 575-8040

Naugatuck Valley Community College offers one program in nursing and it is located in the suburbs of Waterbury, Connecticut. 7,195 students seek degrees in 69 Naugatuck Valley Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

27. Sacred Heart University

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

Sacred Heart University is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. Sacred Heart offers six nursing programs. More specifically, students are offered one nursing certificate by it, one bachelor's level degree in nursing, three degrees at the master's level in nursing, and one doctorate level degree in nursing.

28. Gateway Community College

60 Sargent Dr
New Haven, CT 6511
(203) 285-2000

Gateway Community College, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in New Haven, CT and it offers one nursing program. Overall, 7,328 students seek degrees in 66 Gateway Community College programs. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in nursing.

29. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. This school offers four nursing programs. Of those, it offers students one nursing degree at the bachelor's level, two master's level nursing degrees, and one doctorate level degree in nursing. 5,181 students seek degrees in 84 programs at this medium-sized school, overall.

30. Three Rivers Community College

574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 6360
(860) 886-0177

Three Rivers Community College offers one nursing program and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Norwich, CT. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this mid-sized college is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

31. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University offers two nursing programs. More specifically, CCSU offers students one bachelor's level degree in nursing and one master's level nursing degree. It is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut. CCSU is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

32. Quinnipiac University

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

Quinnipiac University, which is very close to Hamden, Connecticut, is in a rural setting. It offers three programs in nursing. Of those, this school offers one nursing certificate to students, one nursing degree at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in nursing.

33. Southern Connecticut State University

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

Southern Connecticut State University, which is 1.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in New Haven, CT. Southern offers seven nursing programs. Specifically, SCSU offers three nursing certificates to students, one bachelor's level degree in nursing, and three master's level degrees in nursing. It is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. In terms of programs, this medium-sized school is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

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