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RN Schools in Kansas

There are 32 schools in the state of Kansas offering RN programs. 2,046 students graduated with degrees from Kansas RN schools in 2010. 1,131 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 762 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

1,880 students graduate from programs in Kansas in nursing, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of RN students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 136 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 1,131 with a degree at the associate's level, 762 with a bachelor's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the master's level.

32 RN schools are located in this state. Out of these, 21 schools are public, while 11 schools are private. Public RN school tuition varies from $3,942 to $8,733, while private RN school tuition varies from $12,565 to $22,280.

Average tuition for RN programs is $12,457. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $3,942 per year, is at Fort Hays State University, the highest tuition for RN programs, which is $22,280 per year, is at Baker University.

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

RN Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

1,880 students graduate from programs in Kansas in nursing, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of RN students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 136 students graduated with certificates in nursing, 1,131 with a degree at the associate's level, 762 with a bachelor's level degree, and 17 with a degree at the master's level.

RN Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 147
  • Certificate 2008: 86
  • Certificate 2009: 99
  • Certificate 2010: 136
  • Associate 2006: 758
  • Associate 2007: 807
  • Associate 2008: 869
  • Associate 2009: 862
  • Associate 2010: 1131
  • Bachelor 2006: 435
  • Bachelor 2007: 629
  • Bachelor 2008: 740
  • Bachelor 2009: 814
  • Bachelor 2010: 762
  • Master 2006: 15
  • Master 2007: 7
  • Master 2008: 19
  • Master 2009: 19
  • Master 2010: 17

RN Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 38 programs in nursing. Of these programs, approximately 52.6% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

RN Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 20
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 3

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

Registered Nurses — Salary by Percentile

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

Career Trends

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered Nurses — Employment Trend

Registered 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

Kansas vs National RN Employment

Kansas vs National RN Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 1.057% (28070)

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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 is in Chanute, KS and it offers one RN program. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

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 in a rural setting and this school offers one RN program. This school is a public 2-year institution.

4. Bethel College - North Newton

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

Bethel College-North Newton offers one RN program. This school is the second biggest 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 in Leavenworth, KS and Saint Mary offers one RN program.

6. Baker University

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

Baker University offers one RN program and it is in Baldwin City, KS. Overall, 3,661 students pursue degrees in 51 programs at Baker. This liberal arts college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

7. Hutchinson Community College

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

Hutchinson Community College offers one RN program. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

8. Cloud County Community College

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

Cloud County Community College, which is very close to Concordia, Kansas, is located in a rural area and this college offers one RN program. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

9. Colby Community College

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

Colby Community College offers one program in nursing. Overall, 1,417 students seek degrees in 44 programs at this college.

10. Garden City Community College

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

Garden City Community College offers one program in nursing. Overall, 2,009 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at this college. This public college is the tenth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

11. Pratt Community College

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

Pratt Community College offers one program in nursing and this college, which is very close to Pratt, Kansas, is in a rural area. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

12. Fort Hays State University

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

Fort Hays State University offers two RN programs. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students and one master's level nursing degree. 11,883 students pursue degrees in 70 programs at this medium-sized school, overall. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of Kansas.

13. National American University - Overland Park

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

National American University-Overland Park offers two programs in nursing. Of those, this school offers one RN degree at the associate's level to students and one bachelor's level degree in nursing. This school is near the center of the city. It is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

14. Highland Community College

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

Founded in 1858, Highland Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Highland, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is the oldest the 15th largest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers 22 certificates and 20 associates level degrees to students. In 2010, 3,650 students pursued degrees from the 38 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as health information management and HVAC. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this community college. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

15. Manhattan Area Technical College

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

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

16. Emporia State University

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

Emporia State University offers one program in nursing. 6,262 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at ESU, overall. ESU is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

17. 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 located in a rural area and this college offers one RN program. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

18. 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 this school offers one RN program. This school is a 4-year institution. This very small school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

19. North Central Kansas Technical College

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

North Central Kansas Technical College is in Beloit, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in nursing. Overall, 762 students seek degrees in 26 North Central Kansas Technical College programs.

20. Hesston College

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

Hesston College offers one program in nursing. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This very small college is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

21. Labette Community College

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

Labette Community College is in town of Parsons, Kansas and it offers one program in nursing. This community college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

22. Brown Mackie College - Salina

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

Brown Mackie College-Salina offers one program in nursing. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

23. Brown Mackie College - Kansas City

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

Brown Mackie College-Kansas City offers one RN program and it is in the suburbs of Lenexa, Kansas. This college is a for-profit 2-year institution.

24. 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. It offers two programs in nursing. Specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students and one RN degree at the master's level. Overall, 1,764 students pursue degrees in 57 programs at MNU.

25. Southwestern College

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

Southwestern College offers one program in nursing and it is in town of Winfield, Kansas. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering RN programs.

26. The University of Kansas

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

The University of Kansas offers one program in nursing and this university, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. 28,697 students pursue degrees in 241 programs at this large university, overall.

27. Butler Community College

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

Butler Community College offers two RN programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in nursing to students and one RN degree at the associate's level. This college, which is very close to El Dorado, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

28. Pittsburg State University

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

Pittsburg State University offers one RN program. 7,130 students pursue degrees in 96 Pitt State programs, overall. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering RN programs.

29. 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 and it offers one RN program. Overall, 20,865 students seek degrees in 98 programs at this college. In terms of enrollment, this large college ranks first in the state of Kansas.

30. Newman University

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

Newman University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS and it offers one RN program. Overall, 2,746 students pursue degrees in 42 programs at this school.

31. Barton County Community College

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

Barton County Community College offers one RN program and this college, which is only a few miles from Great Bend, is in a rural setting. Overall, 4,495 students pursue degrees in 99 Barton County Community College programs. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing.

32. Dodge City Community College

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

Dodge City Community College offers one program in nursing. It is a public 2-year institution.

33. Washburn University

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

Washburn University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS. Washburn offers two RN programs. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in nursing to students and one master's level nursing degree. This school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas. WU is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in nursing.

34. Kansas City Kansas Community College

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

Kansas City Kansas Community College is 6.4 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two programs in nursing. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in nursing by this college and one associate's level degree in nursing. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This mid-sized college is the second largest institution in the state of Kansas offering nursing in terms of programs.

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