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Nursing Schools in Kansas

There are 41 Kansas schools offering nursing programs. In 2010, 5,739 students graduated from programs at Kansas nursing schools. 3,458 of all these students graduated with certificates and 1,142 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

4,849 students graduate from programs in Kansas in nursing, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of nursing students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 3,458 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 1,142 with an associate's level degree, 943 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 181 with a degree at the master's level, and 15 with a doctorate level degree.

41 nursing schools are in Kansas. Out of these, 29 schools are public, while 12 schools are private. While private nursing school tuition varies from $12,565 to $22,280, tuition at a public nursing school varies from $3,942 to $8,733.

Average tuition for programs in nursing is $12,348. While the lowest tuition in Kansas, which is $3,942 every year, is at Fort Hays State University, the highest tuition for nursing programs, which is $22,280 per year, is at Baker University.

Kansas nursing schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Nursing Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

4,849 students graduate from programs in Kansas in nursing, on average, per year. This accounts for 1% of nursing students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 3,458 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 1,142 with an associate's level degree, 943 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 181 with a degree at the master's level, and 15 with a doctorate level degree.

Nursing Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1764
  • Certificate 2007: 1752
  • Certificate 2008: 2033
  • Certificate 2009: 2778
  • Certificate 2010: 3458
  • Associate 2006: 765
  • Associate 2007: 820
  • Associate 2008: 915
  • Associate 2009: 872
  • Associate 2010: 1142
  • Bachelor 2006: 537
  • Bachelor 2007: 744
  • Bachelor 2008: 863
  • Bachelor 2009: 931
  • Bachelor 2010: 943
  • Master 2006: 76
  • Master 2007: 140
  • Master 2008: 146
  • Master 2009: 170
  • Master 2010: 181
  • Doctorate 2006: 0
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 1
  • Doctorate 2010: 15

Nursing Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of 88 programs in nursing. Of these programs, approximately 44.3% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level, the bachelors level, the masters level, and the doctoral level.

Nursing Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 39
  • Associate: 24
  • Bachelor: 15
  • Master: 8
  • Doctorate: 2

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

Nurse Anesthetists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31320
  • 25th Percentile: 40100
  • Median: 49980
  • 75th Percentile: 77530
  • 90th Percentile: 100910

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29440
  • 25th Percentile: 32800
  • Median: 36500
  • 75th Percentile: 40920
  • 90th Percentile: 45580

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Critical Care Nurses — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39950
  • 25th Percentile: 45620
  • Median: 54130
  • 75th Percentile: 64840
  • 90th Percentile: 75030

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40200
  • 25th Percentile: 51490
  • Median: 69000
  • 75th Percentile: 86270
  • 90th Percentile: 106540

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

Nurse Anesthetists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31700
  • Median Salary 2007: 36030
  • Median Salary 2008: 40390
  • Median Salary 2009: 43980
  • Median Salary 2010: 49980
  • Total Employed 2006: 990
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 630
  • Total Employed 2009: 590
  • Total Employed 2010: 310

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33640
  • Median Salary 2007: 34970
  • Median Salary 2008: 35910
  • Median Salary 2009: 36530
  • Median Salary 2010: 36500
  • Total Employed 2006: 7330
  • Total Employed 2007: 7370
  • Total Employed 2008: 7480
  • Total Employed 2009: 7130
  • Total Employed 2010: 7270

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

Critical Care Nurses — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47760
  • Median Salary 2007: 50610
  • Median Salary 2008: 52270
  • Median Salary 2009: 53070
  • Median Salary 2010: 54130
  • Total Employed 2006: 23590
  • Total Employed 2007: 24070
  • Total Employed 2008: 25020
  • Total Employed 2009: 26320
  • Total Employed 2010: 28070

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62120
  • Median Salary 2007: 63640
  • Median Salary 2008: 65990
  • Median Salary 2009: 67720
  • Median Salary 2010: 69000
  • Total Employed 2006: 3310
  • Total Employed 2007: 4100
  • Total Employed 2008: 4510
  • Total Employed 2009: 5140
  • Total Employed 2010: 4310

Kansas vs National Nursing Employment

Kansas vs National Nursing Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 1.015% (39960)

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1. National American University - Wichita

7309 E 21st St. N. Suite G40
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 681-3050

Founded in 2007, National American University-Wichita is a for-profit 4-year institution. NAU, which is 5.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. NAU is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as bookkeeping and finance. It offers students one certificate, nine associates level degrees, and eight bachelors level degrees. 469 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this school in 2010.

2. Neosho County Community College

800 W 14th St
Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 431-2820x217

Neosho County Community College offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it and one degree at the associate's level in nursing. This college is located in Chanute, KS. It is a public 2-year institution.

3. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural area. It offers two nursing programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in nursing by this school and one nursing degree at the associate's level. 1,870 students seek degrees in 83 Seward County Community College and Area Technical School programs, overall.

4. Bethel College - North Newton

300 E 27th St
North Newton, KS 67117-8061
(316) 283-2500

Bethel College-North Newton offers one program in nursing. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

5. The University of Saint Mary

4100 S 4th St Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
(913) 682-5151

The University of Saint Mary is located in Leavenworth, KS and it offers one nursing program.

6. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University is in Baldwin City, KS and this school offers one program in nursing. It is a 4-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this small school ranks seventh in the state of Kansas.

7. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers two nursing programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in nursing by it and one associate's level nursing degree. Overall, 5,630 students seek degrees in 70 Hutchinson Community College programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks ninth in the state of Kansas.

8. Wichita Area Technical College

4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 677-9400

Wichita Area Technical College is located in Wichita, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two nursing programs. Students are offered two nursing certificates by this school. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

9. Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
(785) 243-1435

Cloud County Community College offers three programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers two certificates in nursing to students and one associate's level nursing degree. It is in Concordia, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

10. Coffeyville Community College

400 W 11th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337-5064
(620) 251-7700

Coffeyville Community College offers two programs in nursing. Students are offered two certificates in nursing by it. This public college is a public 2-year institution. This college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

11. Colby Community College

1255 S Range
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 462-3984

Colby Community College offers three programs in nursing. Out of those, this college offers students two nursing certificates and one associate's level nursing degree. 1,417 students pursue degrees in 44 Colby Community College programs, overall. This college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

12. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers four nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in nursing by it and two degrees at the associate's level in nursing. 2,009 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this community college, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

13. Pratt Community College

348 NE SR 61
Pratt, KS 67124
(620) 672-5641

Pratt Community College is in Pratt, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two nursing programs. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in nursing and one nursing degree at the associate's level. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

14. The Washburn Institute of Technology

5724 SW Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604-2117
(785) 273-7140

The Washburn Institute of Technology offers two nursing programs. Students are offered two nursing certificates by it. This technical college, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS. This public school is a public institution.

15. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers two nursing programs. More specifically, it offers one nursing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level degree in nursing. Overall, 11,883 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at FHSU. In terms of programs, this school is the second biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

16. National American University - Overland Park

10310 Mastin
Overland Park, KS 66212-5451
(913) 981-8700

National American University-Overland Park offers three nursing programs. Of those, it offers students one nursing certificate, one associate's level nursing degree, and one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing. It is near the center of the city. NAU is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

17. Highland Community College

606 W Main
Highland, KS 66035-4165
(785) 442-6000

Highland Community College offers five programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered three nursing certificates by this college and two degrees at the associate's level in nursing. It is in Highland, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This public college is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

18. Manhattan Area Technical College

3136 Dickens Ave
Manhattan, KS 66503-2499
(785) 587-2800x4100

Manhattan Area Technical College offers two nursing programs. More specifically, it offers one nursing certificate to students and one associate's level nursing degree. 593 students pursue degrees in 18 Manhattan Area Technical College programs, overall.

19. Independence Community College

1057 West College Avenue
Independence, KS 67301-0708
(620) 331-4100

Independence Community College offers one nursing program. It is a public 2-year institution.

20. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers one nursing program. This school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks sixth in the state of Kansas.

21. Salina Area Technical College

2562 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401
(785) 309-3100

Salina Area Technical College offers one nursing program. This school is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

22. Fort Scott Community College

2108 S Horton
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-2700

Fort Scott Community College, which is very close to Fort Scott, Kansas, is in a rural setting and it offers one program in nursing. It is a public 2-year institution. This community college is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

23. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University is located in town of Salina, Kansas and it offers one nursing program.

24. North Central Kansas Technical College

Hwy 24
Beloit, KS 67420
(785) 738-2276

North Central Kansas Technical College, which is very close to Beloit, Kansas, is located in a rural area. It offers three programs in nursing. Out of those, it offers students two nursing certificates and one associate's level nursing degree. 762 students seek degrees in 26 North Central Kansas Technical College programs, overall.

25. Hesston College

301 South Main
Hesston, KS 67062-2093
(620) 327-4221

Hesston College offers one nursing program. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

26. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is located in Parsons, KS. It offers two nursing programs. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in nursing and one associate's level degree in nursing. 1,915 students pursue degrees in 49 Labette Community College programs, overall.

27. Brown Mackie College - Salina

2106 South 9th Street
Salina, KS 67401-7307
(785) 825-5422

Brown Mackie College-Salina offers two nursing programs. More specifically, this school offers one certificate in nursing to students and one associate's level nursing degree. Overall, 548 students seek degrees in 20 programs at this very small school.

28. Brown Mackie College - Kansas City

9705 Lenexa Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66215
(913) 768-1900x5022

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City is in the suburbs of Lenexa, Kansas. It offers two nursing programs. Specifically, this college offers one certificate in nursing to students and one associate's level degree in nursing. This small college is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

29. Flint Hills Technical College

3301 W 18th St
Emporia, KS 66801-5957
(620) 343-4600x1300

Flint Hills Technical College offers two nursing programs. More specifically, it offers one nursing certificate to students and one associate's level nursing degree. This technical college is in town of Emporia, Kansas. It is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas.

30. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University is located in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas. MNU offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students and one master's level degree in nursing. This school is a 4-year institution.

31. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is in town of Winfield, Kansas and this school offers one nursing program.

32. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. It offers four nursing programs. Specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students, two nursing degrees at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in nursing. It is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing programs.

33. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College is in El Dorado, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers two nursing programs. Of those, this college offers one nursing certificate to students and one associate's level nursing degree. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

34. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, Pitt State offers one nursing degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level nursing degree. It is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. In terms of enrollment, PSU ranks seventh in the state of Kansas.

35. Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
(913) 469-8500

Johnson County Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Overland Park, KS. This college offers three nursing programs. Of those, students are offered two nursing certificates by it and one nursing degree at the associate's level. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. In terms of programs, this community college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

36. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University, which is 2.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. This school offers two programs in nursing. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in nursing by NU and one degree at the master's level in nursing. Overall, 2,746 students pursue degrees in 42 Newman University programs. This school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

37. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College is located in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college offers three programs in nursing. Out of those, this community college offers students two nursing certificates and one associate's level nursing degree. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

38. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Dodge City Community College offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers one nursing certificate to students and one associate's level nursing degree. It is a public 2-year institution.

39. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Topeka, KS. Washburn offers two nursing programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in nursing by this school and one degree at the master's level in nursing. It is a public 4-year institution. Washburn is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

40. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is located in town of Hillsboro, Kansas and it offers one program in nursing. It is a 4-year institution.

41. Kansas City Kansas Community College

7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 334-1100

Kansas City Kansas Community College offers four programs in nursing. Out of those, it offers students three nursing certificates and one nursing degree at the associate's level. This community college is 6.4 miles from the heart of downtown. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

42. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is near the center of the city. It offers four programs in nursing. More specifically, it offers one nursing certificate to students, one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing, one nursing degree at the master's level, and one nursing degree at the doctorate level. Wichita State is one of 4 research universities in Kansas. In terms of programs, it is the second biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.