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RN Schools in Georgia

There are 36 schools in the state of Georgia offering RN programs. In 2010, 3,791 students graduated from programs at Georgia RN schools. 1,986 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 1,526 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 3,319 students graduate from programs in Georgia in nursing each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from RN programs. Specifically, 13 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 1,526 with an associate's level degree, 1,986 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 266 with a master's level degree.

36 RN schools are located in this state. Out of these, 30 schools are public, while six schools are private. Private RN school tuition varies from $11,880 to $39,158, while tuition at a public RN school varies from $2,354 to $8,698.

Average tuition for RN programs is $11,950. The highest tuition for programs in nursing, which is $39,158 every year, is at Emory University, while the lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $2,354 each year, is at the College of Coastal Georgia.

Georgia schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in RN.

RN Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

On average, 3,319 students graduate from programs in Georgia in nursing each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from RN programs. Specifically, 13 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 1,526 with an associate's level degree, 1,986 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 266 with a master's level degree.

RN Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 13
  • Associate 2006: 989
  • Associate 2007: 1081
  • Associate 2008: 1213
  • Associate 2009: 1344
  • Associate 2010: 1526
  • Bachelor 2006: 1335
  • Bachelor 2007: 1361
  • Bachelor 2008: 1514
  • Bachelor 2009: 1831
  • Bachelor 2010: 1986
  • Master 2006: 81
  • Master 2007: 83
  • Master 2008: 121
  • Master 2009: 206
  • Master 2010: 266

RN Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 51 RN programs. Of these programs, about 41.2% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

RN Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 18
  • Bachelor: 21
  • Master: 10

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43630
  • 25th Percentile: 51590
  • Median: 61220
  • 75th Percentile: 71180
  • 90th Percentile: 80760

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54480
  • Median Salary 2007: 56730
  • Median Salary 2008: 59570
  • Median Salary 2009: 60610
  • Median Salary 2010: 61220
  • Total Employed 2006: 60850
  • Total Employed 2007: 62230
  • Total Employed 2008: 64920
  • Total Employed 2009: 65370
  • Total Employed 2010: 65390

Georgia vs National RN Employment

Georgia vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 2.463% (65390)

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1. Dalton State College

650 College Drive
Dalton, GA 30720-3797
(706) 272-4436

Dalton State College offers one program in nursing and Dalton is near the center of the city. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. This medium-sized school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing in terms of programs.

2. Middle Georgia College

1100 Second St SE
Cochran, GA 31014-1599
(478) 934-6221

Middle Georgia College is located in Cochran, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one RN program. It is a public 4-year institution.

3. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Offers three programs in nursing. Of those, MGCSU offers students one degree at the associate's level in nursing, one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing, and one master's level nursing degree. MGCSU is in town of Dahlonega, Georgia. This public school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

4. The University of Phoenix - Savannah

8001 Chatham Center Dr Ste 200
Savannah, GA 31405-7400
(912) 232-0531

The University of Phoenix-Savannah is a for-profit 4-year institution. UOPX is in Savannah, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. UPX is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as human resources and entrepreneurship. UOPX offers 22 bachelors level degrees and two degrees at the masters level to students. 865 students pursued degrees from the 23 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it.

5. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one RN program. ASU is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of programs, Augusta State is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

6. Gordon College

419 College Dr
Barnesville, GA 30204
(770) 358-5000

Gordon College offers one program in nursing and Gordon is located in town of Barnesville, Georgia. This liberal arts college is a public 4-year institution. This medium-sized school is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in nursing.

7. Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

2802 Moore Hwy
Tifton, GA 31793-2601
(229) 391-5001

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College is in Tifton, GA and it offers one program in nursing. ABAC is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. ABAC is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in nursing.

8. Georgia Perimeter College

3251 Panthersville Rd
Decatur, GA 30034-3832
(678) 891-2300

Georgia Perimeter College is in the suburbs of Decatur, Georgia and this college offers one program in nursing. 25,113 students seek degrees in nine programs at this community college, overall.

9. Macon State College

100 College Station Dr
Macon, GA 31206-5145
(478) 471-2700

Macon State College is in Macon, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Macon State offers two RN programs. Of those, Macon State offers students one RN degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level degree in nursing. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

10. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is 7.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Savannah, GA. It offers two RN programs. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing by it and one RN degree at the master's level. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

11. Georgia Highlands College

3175 Cedartown Highway- S.E.
Rome, GA 30161-3897
(800) 332-2406

Georgia Highlands College, which is only a few miles from Rome, is in a rural area and this school offers one RN program. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the tenth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

12. South Georgia College

100 W College Pk Dr
Douglas, GA 31533-5098
(912) 260-4200

South Georgia College offers one program in nursing and it is in Douglas, GA. 2,214 students pursue degrees in six South Georgia College programs, overall. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering RN programs.

13. Georgia Health Sciences University

1120 Fifteenth St
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-0211

Georgia Health Sciences University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Augusta, GA. GHSU offers two programs in nursing. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing by this school and one degree at the master's level in nursing. It is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia.

14. The University of Phoenix - Atlanta

8200 Roberts Dr
Sandy Springs, GA 30350-4147
(678) 731-0555

The University of Phoenix-Atlanta, which is 4.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Sandy Springs, GA and it offers one program in nursing.

15. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia is located in town of Carrollton, Georgia. UWG offers two programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered one RN degree at the bachelor's level by it and one degree at the master's level in nursing. This medium-sized school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. This school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

16. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University is 1.0 miles from the center of the city. Albany State offers two RN programs. More specifically, this school offers one RN degree at the bachelor's level to students and one degree at the master's level in nursing. 4,653 students pursue degrees in 41 programs at this school, overall. This public school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in nursing.

17. The College of Coastal Georgia

3700 Altama Avenue
Brunswick, GA 31520-3644
(912) 279-5713

The College of Coastal Georgia, which is near the center of the city, is located in Brunswick, GA. This school offers two programs in nursing. Of those, this school offers students one certificate in nursing and one associate's level nursing degree. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

18. Bainbridge College

2500 E Shotwell St
Bainbridge, GA 39819
(866) 825-1715

Bainbridge College offers one RN program. Overall, 3,736 students seek degrees in 37 programs at this school.

19. Georgia Northwestern Technical College

One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome, GA 30161
(706) 295-6963

Georgia Northwestern Technical College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rome, GA and it offers one RN program. 6,697 students pursue degrees in 90 programs at this school, overall. In terms of programs, this technical college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

20. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University is in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia and KSU offers one program in nursing. This school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

21. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is in the center of Gainesville and it offers one RN program. This school is a 4-year institution.

22. LaGrange College

601 Broad St.
Lagrange, GA 30240-2999
(706) 880-8000

LaGrange College is located in town of Lagrange, Georgia and LaGrange offers one RN program. This very small school is the second oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in nursing.

23. Darton College

2400 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31707-3098
(229) 317-6000

Darton College, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Albany, GA and it offers one RN program. It is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this public school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

24. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta. This university offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, this research university offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing and one RN degree at the master's level. Georgia State is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

25. Mercer University

1400 Coleman Avenue
Macon, GA 31207
(478) 301-2700

Mercer University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Macon, GA and it offers one program in nursing. This university is one of 5 institutions with a medical school in Georgia.

26. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Offers one RN program and it is located in Milledgeville, GA. 6,737 students seek degrees in 63 Georgia College & State University programs, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in nursing.

27. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in nursing. This public school is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks eighth in the state of Georgia.

28. Georgia Southwestern State University

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(229) 928-1279

Georgia Southwestern State University is located in Americus, GA and GSU offers one RN program. 3,037 students pursue degrees in 36 GSU programs, overall.

29. Berry College

2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW
Mount Berry, GA 30149
(706) 232-5374

Berry College, which is very close to Mount Berry, Georgia, is in a rural area and this school offers one program in nursing. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

30. Columbus Technical College

928 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA 31904-6572
(706) 649-1800

Columbus Technical College is near the center of the city and it offers one RN program. This school is one of 30 technical colleges in Georgia. In terms of programs, this technical college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

31. Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
(678) 466-4000

Clayton State University is in the suburbs of Morrow, Georgia. This school offers two RN programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing by this public school and one RN degree at the master's level. This school is a public 4-year institution.

32. Athens Technical College

800 US Hwy 29 N
Athens, GA 30601-1500
(706) 355-5000

Athens Technical College is near the heart of downtown and it offers one RN program. This school is a public 2-year institution. This school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering RN programs.

33. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is in Statesboro, GA and GSU offers one program in nursing. Overall, 19,691 students pursue degrees in 102 Georgia Southern programs.

34. Southwest Georgia Technical College

15689 US Hwy 19 N
Thomasville, GA 31792-9960
(229) 225-4096

Southwest Georgia Technical College is in Thomasville, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one RN program. This school is a public 2-year institution.

35. Emory University

408 Administration Building- 201 Dowman Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 727-6123

Emory University offers three programs in nursing. Out of those, it offers one RN certificate to students, one RN degree at the bachelor's level, and one RN degree at the master's level. This university is in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Overall, 13,381 students pursue degrees in 154 Emory University programs. This university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

36. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two RN programs. Out of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in nursing to students and one degree at the master's level in nursing. 12,898 students seek degrees in 88 programs at this large school, overall.

37. West Georgia Technical College

176 Murphy Campus Blvd.
Waco, GA 30182
(770) 537-6000

West Georgia Technical College, which is very close to Waco, Georgia, is in a rural area and it offers one RN program. 8,092 students seek degrees in 68 programs at this mid-sized school, overall. It is the second largest institution in the state of Georgia offering nursing.

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