Nursing Schools In Massachusetts

Nursing classes faculty can choose to work at one of 47 accredited nursing schools in Massachusetts. The trends in Massachusetts' nursing academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in nursing includes nursing training at the following levels:

  • Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing
  • Masters degree in Nursing
  • PhD degree in Nursing


Schools

  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  3. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  4. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  5. Berkshire Community College

    1350 West Street, Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201-5786

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  6. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

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  7. Bristol Community College

    777 Elsbree St, Fall River, Massachusetts 02720-7395

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  8. Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital School of Nursing

    680 Centre St, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-1905

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  9. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  10. Cambridge College

    1000 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  11. Cape Cod Community College

    2240 Iyannough Rd, West Barnstable, Massachusetts 02668-1599

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  12. Laboure College

    2120 Dorchester Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02124-5698

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  13. Curry College

    1071 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, Massachusetts 02186-2395

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  14. Emmanuel College in Boston

    400 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

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  15. Endicott College

    376 Hale Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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  16. Fitchburg State University

    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

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  17. Framingham State University

    100 State Street, Framingham, Massachusetts 01701-9101

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  18. Greenfield Community College

    One College Dr, Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301-9739

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  19. Holyoke Community College

    303 Homestead Ave, Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040

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  20. Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

    170 Governors Ave, Medford, Massachusetts 02155

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  21. University of Massachusetts-Lowell

    1 University Ave, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854-5104

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  22. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

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  23. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  24. Massachusetts Bay Community College

    50 Oakland St, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-5399

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  25. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

    179 Longwood Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5896

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  26. University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

    55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655

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  27. Massasoit Community College

    One Massasoit Boulevard, Brockton, Massachusetts 02302-3996

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  28. MGH Institute of Health Professions

    36 1st Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-4557

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  29. Middlesex Community College in Bedford

    Springs Rd, Bedford, Massachusetts 01730-9124

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  30. Mount Wachusett Community College

    444 Green St, Gardner, Massachusetts 01440-1000

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  31. North Shore Community College

    1 Ferncroft Rd, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923-0840

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  32. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

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  33. Northern Essex Community College

    100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399

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  34. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  35. Quincy College

    24 Saville Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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  36. Quinsigamond Community College

    670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01606-2092

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  37. Regis College

    235 Wellesley St, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-1571

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  38. Roxbury Community College

    1234 Columbus Ave, Roxbury Crossing, Massachusetts 02120-3400

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  39. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  40. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  41. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  42. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

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  43. Worcester State University

    486 Chandler St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01602-2597

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  44. Greater Lowell Technical School

    250 Pawtucket Blvd, Tyngsboro, Massachusetts 01879

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  45. Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District

    65 Pleasant St, Upton, Massachusetts 01568

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  46. Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District

    57 Old Muggett Hill Rd, Charlton, Massachusetts 01507

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  47. Tri County Regional Vocational Technical High School

    147 Pond St, Franklin, Massachusetts 02038

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Nursing Employment

Massachusetts 153,150
National 5,150,780

Of all of the nursing professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Massachusetts

142,730 145,560 147,890 152,520 153,150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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In Massachusetts, the field of nursing is growing. In Massachusetts, 10,420 more nursing professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7%. This growth is slower than the change in the number of nursing professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Nursing VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$62,924 $69,596 $70,788 $69,168 $69,376
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by nursing professionals is increasing in Massachusetts. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $62,924 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $69,376 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$40,910
25th percentile
$52,170
50th percentile
$63,430
75th percentile
$82,800
90th percentile
$102,170

Thus, nursing professionals' salaries grew by 9% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 76% pay differential between the highest paid nursing professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of nursing in Massachusetts.

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

BSN
$84,990
Forensic Nursing
$91,650
Gerontology
$78,424
Nursing
$69,376
RN to BSN
$84,990

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
22
bachelor
24
master
39
doctor
11
Certificate
49
Total145

As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 47 accredited nursing schools in Massachusetts state is also increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 107 graduates in 2006. And there were 5,115 graduates from nursing courses in 2010.

This represents a 4680% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. 34% of these graduates received a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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