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RN Schools in Connecticut

There are 19 schools in the state of Connecticut offering RN programs. 1,321 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut RN schools in 2010. 670 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 532 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

1,287 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in nursing, on average, per year. Specifically, 87 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 532 with a degree at the associate's level, 670 with a bachelor's level degree, 30 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

19 RN schools are located in Connecticut. Of these, nine schools are private, while ten schools are public. Tuition at a public RN school varies from $7,861 to $10,416, while private RN school tuition varies from $18,500 to $39,040.

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

RN schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

RN Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

1,287 students graduate from programs in Connecticut in nursing, on average, per year. Specifically, 87 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 532 with a degree at the associate's level, 670 with a bachelor's level degree, 30 with a degree at the master's level, and two with a degree at the doctorate level.

RN Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 80
  • Certificate 2007: 91
  • Certificate 2008: 106
  • Certificate 2009: 105
  • Certificate 2010: 87
  • 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: 22
  • Master 2007: 18
  • Master 2008: 27
  • Master 2009: 26
  • Master 2010: 30
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 0
  • Doctorate 2008: 3
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 2

RN Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of 26 programs in nursing. Of these programs, close to 38.5% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

RN Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

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

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered 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

Connecticut vs National RN Employment

Connecticut vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.330% (35310)

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1. 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.

2. St Vincent's College

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

St Vincent's College offers one program in nursing and this college, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bridgeport, CT. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering RN programs.

3. Housatonic Community College

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

Housatonic Community College, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bridgeport, CT and it offers one program in nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

4. Capital Community College

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

Capital Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Hartford, CT. It offers two RN programs. Of those, this college offers students one RN certificate and one RN degree at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Connecticut.

5. Goodwin College

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

Goodwin College offers two RN programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level degree in nursing and one bachelor's level nursing degree. This school, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in East Hartford, CT. Overall, 2,791 students seek degrees in 33 Goodwin programs. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

6. The Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing

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

The Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing offers one RN program and it is near the center of the city. In terms of programs, this school is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

7. Yale University

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

Yale University is located in the center of New Haven and Yale offers one program in nursing. This big university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. It is the oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in nursing.

8. Western Connecticut State University

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

Western Connecticut State University offers one program in nursing and WCSU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Danbury, CT. WCSU is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in nursing.

9. 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 center of the city, is in West Hartford, CT and it offers one RN program. It is a 4-year research institution. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in nursing.

10. Norwalk Community College

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

Norwalk Community College is near the heart of downtown and this college offers one program in nursing. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. This medium-sized college is the third largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

11. Saint Joseph College

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

Saint Joseph College, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. This school offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, this school offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing and one RN degree at the master's level. SJC is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It ranks tenth in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

12. The University of Connecticut

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

The University of Connecticut is located in town of Storrs, Connecticut. This university offers two programs in nursing. Of those, this university offers students one RN certificate and one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

13. Naugatuck Valley Community College

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

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

14. Sacred Heart University

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

Sacred Heart University offers two RN programs. Out of those, this school offers one RN degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level nursing degree. This medium-sized school is in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. SHU is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

15. 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 RN program. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in nursing.

16. Fairfield University

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

Fairfield University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers two RN programs. More specifically, it offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing and one master's level nursing degree. Overall, 5,181 students pursue degrees in 84 programs at this school. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering RN programs.

17. Three Rivers Community College

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

Three Rivers Community College offers one RN program and this college, which is 1.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Norwich, CT. Overall, 5,161 students seek degrees in 59 programs at this college. It is the ninth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing in terms of programs.

18. Central Connecticut State University

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

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and CCSU offers one RN program. Overall, 12,477 students pursue degrees in 130 Central Connecticut State University programs. It is the largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing in terms of programs.

19. Quinnipiac University

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

Quinnipiac University offers one program in nursing and it is in Hamden, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 8,166 students pursue degrees in 74 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing.

20. Southern Connecticut State University

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

Southern Connecticut State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New Haven, CT. SCSU offers two RN programs. Out of those, this mid-sized school offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students and one master's level nursing degree. This school is one of 33 public post-secondary institutions in Connecticut. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering nursing in terms of programs.