Nursing Schools In Connecticut

In Connecticut, there are 20 accredited schools where nursing classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the nursing academic community in Connecticut, and the future trends in nursing training at the following levels:


Schools

  1. Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing

    200 Mill Hill Ave, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06610

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  2. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  3. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  4. Goodwin College

    One Riverside Drive, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118

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  5. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  6. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  7. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  8. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  9. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  10. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  11. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  12. Northwestern Connecticut Community College

    Park Pl E, Winsted, Connecticut 06098

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  13. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  14. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  15. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  16. Gateway Community College in New Haven

    60 Sargent Dr, New Haven, Connecticut 06511

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  17. St Vincent's College

    2800 Main St, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06606-4201

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  18. Southern Connecticut State University

    501 Crescent Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06515-1355

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  19. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  20. Yale University

    New Haven, Connecticut 06520

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Nursing Employment

Connecticut 72,540
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Connecticut

70,820 71,240 72,700 73,980 72,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Nursing is a growing field in Connecticut. In Connecticut, 1,720 more nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Connecticut, this field has grown by 2% in four years. This is slower than the trend for nursing professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$66,564 $64,464 $67,764 $69,034 $71,920
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Connecticut, as the number of nursing professionals is growing, the salaries earned by nursing professionals are increasing. The mean salary for nursing professionals in 2006 was $66,564 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $71,920 per year.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$47,490
25th percentile
$55,960
50th percentile
$66,484
75th percentile
$80,928
90th percentile
$95,372

Thus, nursing professionals' salaries grew by 7% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Connecticut, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing. The pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 101%

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Connecticut

BSN
$73,860
Forensic Nursing
$100,935
Gerontology
$84,130
Nursing
$71,920
RN to BSN
$73,860

In Connecticut, nursing professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Nursing programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
9
bachelor
10
master
16
doctor
5
Certificate
33
Total73

The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited nursing schools in Connecticut is increasing. In 2006, 821 students graduated from nursing courses in Connecticut. And in 2010, 2,398 students graduated.

Thus there was a 192% percent increase in the number of nursing school degree or certificate graduates in Connecticut. 45% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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