Nursing Schools In Pennsylvania

There are 99 accredited nursing schools in Pennsylvania for faculty who teach nursing classes to choose from. The trends in Pennsylvania's 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. Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing

    2500 Maryland Rd Ste 200, Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 19090-1284

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  2. Community College of Allegheny County

    800 Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233-1895

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  3. DeSales University

    2755 Station Avenue, Center Valley, Pennsylvania 18034-9568

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  4. Alvernia University

    400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799

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  5. Community College of Beaver County

    1 Campus Drive, Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061-2588

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  6. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

    400 E Second St, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 17815

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  7. Bucks County Community College

    275 Swamp Rd, Newtown, Pennsylvania 18940-4106

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  8. Butler County Community College

    College Drive Oak Hills, Butler, Pennsylvania 16003-1203

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  9. California University of Pennsylvania

    250 University Ave, California, Pennsylvania 15419-1394

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  10. Carlow University

    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

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  11. Cedar Crest College

    100 College Drive, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104-6196

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  12. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  13. Citizens School of Nursing

    651 Fourth Avenue, New Kensington, Pennsylvania 15068-6525

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  14. Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital

    1086 Franklin St, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15905-4398

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  15. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

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  16. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

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  17. Duquesne University

    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

    200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18301-2999

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  19. Eastern University

    1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, Pennsylvania 19087-3696

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  20. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

    219 Meadville Street, Edinboro, Pennsylvania 16444-0001

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  21. Aria Health School of Nursing

    4918 Penn Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124-2614

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  22. Gannon University

    109 W Sixth St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16541-0001

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  23. Gwynedd Mercy College

    1325 Sumneytown Pike, Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania 19437-0901

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  24. Harcum College

    750 Montgomery Ave, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010-3470

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  25. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

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  26. Holy Family University

    9801 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19114-2009

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  27. Immaculata University

    1145 King Rd, Immaculata, Pennsylvania 19345-0702

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  28. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

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  29. Jameson Health System

    1211 Wilmington Ave, New Castle, Pennsylvania 16105-2595

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  30. Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

    15200 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, Pennsylvania 19530-0730

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  31. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

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  32. La Salle University

    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

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  33. Lehigh Carbon Community College

    4525 Education Park Dr, Schnecksville, Pennsylvania 18078-2598

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  34. Lock Haven University

    401 North Fairview Street, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745-2390

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  35. St Margaret School of Nursing

    221 Seventh Street, Suite 100, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15238-3250

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  36. Luzerne County Community College

    1333 South Prospect Street, Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634-3899

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  37. Mansfield University of Pennsylvania

    Mansfield, Pennsylvania 16933

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  38. Marywood University

    2300 Adams Ave, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509-1598

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  39. Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

    5800 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19128

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  40. Mercyhurst College

    501 E 38th St, Erie, Pennsylvania 16546

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  41. Messiah College

    One College Ave, Grantham, Pennsylvania 17027

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  42. Millersville University of Pennsylvania

    1 South George Street, Lyle Hall, Millersville, Pennsylvania 17551-0302

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  43. Misericordia University

    301 Lake St, Dallas, Pennsylvania 18612-1098

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  44. Montgomery County Community College-Central Campus

    340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422-0796

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  45. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary

    1200 Main St, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018-6650

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  46. Mount Aloysius College

    7373 Admiral Peary Hwy, Cresson, Pennsylvania 16630-1999

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  47. Neumann University

    One Neumann Drive, Aston, Pennsylvania 19014-1298

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  48. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

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  49. Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing

    25 Heckel Rd, McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania 15136

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  50. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

    5091 Station Rd, Erie, Pennsylvania 16563-0002

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  51. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington

    3550 7th Street Road Rte 780, Upper Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068-1765

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  52. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Shenango

    147 Shenango Ave, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146-1537

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  53. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Worthington Scranton

    120 Ridge View Dr, Dunmore, Pennsylvania 18512-1602

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  54. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona

    3000 Ivyside Pk, Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601-3777

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  55. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg

    777 W Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, Pennsylvania 17057-4846

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  56. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Fayette- Eberly Campus

    One University Dr, Route 119 North, Uniontown, Pennsylvania 15401-0519

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  57. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  58. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Mont Alto

    One Campus Dr, Mont Alto, Pennsylvania 17237-9700

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  59. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill

    200 University Dr, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania 17972-2202

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  60. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

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  61. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

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  62. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

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  63. University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

    300 Campus Drive, Bradford, Pennsylvania 16701

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  64. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

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  65. University of Pittsburgh-Titusville

    504 East Main Street, Titusville, Pennsylvania 16354

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  66. Schuylkill Health School of Nursing

    450 Washington and Jackson St, Pottsville, Pennsylvania 17901

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  67. Reading Area Community College

    10 S Second St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19603-1706

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  68. The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences

    1025 Old Wyomissing Road, Reading, Pennsylvania 19611

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  69. Robert Morris University

    6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania 15108-1189

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  70. Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940

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  71. Saint Joseph's University

    5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19131-1395

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  72. Saint Vincent College

    300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, Pennsylvania 15650-2690

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  73. Schuylkill Technology Center

    101 Technology Dr, Frackville, Pennsylvania 17931

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  74. University of Scranton

    800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629

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  75. Heritage Valley Sewickley School of Nursing

    420 Rouser Road, Moon Twp, Pennsylvania 15108

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  76. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing

    5230 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

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  77. Sharon Regional Health System School of Nursing

    740 E State St, Sharon, Pennsylvania 16146

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  78. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

    1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania 16057-1383

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  79. St Lukes Hospital School of Nursing

    801 Ostrum Street, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

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  80. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

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  81. Thomas Jefferson University

    1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

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  82. Villanova University

    800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085-1699

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  83. Washington Hospital School of Nursing

    155 Wilson Ave, Washington, Pennsylvania 15301

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  84. Waynesburg University

    51 W College St, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370-1257

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  85. West Chester University of Pennsylvania

    University Avenue and High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

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  86. Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

    4900 Friendship Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224

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  87. Westmoreland County Community College

    145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895

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  88. Widener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

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  89. Wilkes University

    84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18766

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  90. York College Pennsylvania

    441 Country Club Rd, York, Pennsylvania 17403-3651

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  91. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

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  92. Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing

    2301 E Allegheny Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134

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  93. York County School of Technology Practical Nursing

    2179 S Queen St, York, Pennsylvania 17402-4696

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  94. Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

    445 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

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  95. Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School

    833 Metro Dr, Lebanon, Pennsylvania 17042

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  96. Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

    1401 Blvd of the Allies, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-5166

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  97. Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

    410 N Lime Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

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  98. Somerset County Technology Center

    281 Technology Dr, Somerset, Pennsylvania 15501

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  99. Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing

    400 Highland Avenue, Lewistown, Pennsylvania 17044

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Cities

  1. Nursing Schools in Philadelphia, PA12 Schools
  2. Nursing Schools in Pittsburgh, PA10 Schools
  3. Nursing Schools in Erie, PA3 Schools
  4. Nursing Schools in Bethlehem, PA3 Schools
  5. Nursing Schools in Reading, PA3 Schools
  6. Nursing Schools in Sharon, PA2 Schools
  7. Nursing Schools in Johnstown, PA2 Schools
  8. Nursing Schools in Scranton, PA2 Schools
  9. Nursing Schools in York, PA2 Schools
  10. Nursing Schools in Slippery Rock, PA1 Schools
  11. Nursing Schools in Millersville, PA1 Schools
  12. Nursing Schools in Newtown, PA1 Schools
  13. Nursing Schools in New Castle, PA1 Schools
  14. Nursing Schools in Lancaster, PA1 Schools
  15. Nursing Schools in Bryn Mawr, PA1 Schools
  16. Nursing Schools in Monaca, PA1 Schools
  17. Nursing Schools in Williamsport, PA1 Schools
  18. Nursing Schools in Chester, PA1 Schools
  19. Nursing Schools in New Kensington, PA1 Schools
  20. Nursing Schools in Titusville, PA1 Schools
  21. Nursing Schools in Lock Haven, PA1 Schools
  22. Nursing Schools in Aston, PA1 Schools
  23. Nursing Schools in McKees Rocks, PA1 Schools
  24. Nursing Schools in Edinboro, PA1 Schools
  25. Nursing Schools in Bloomsburg, PA1 Schools
  26. Nursing Schools in Pottsville, PA1 Schools
  27. Nursing Schools in Media, PA1 Schools
  28. Nursing Schools in Washington, PA1 Schools
  29. Nursing Schools in Waynesburg, PA1 Schools
  30. Nursing Schools in Altoona, PA1 Schools
  31. Nursing Schools in Frackville, PA1 Schools
  32. Nursing Schools in Willow Grove, PA1 Schools
  33. Nursing Schools in Uniontown, PA1 Schools
  34. Nursing Schools in Cresson, PA1 Schools
  35. Nursing Schools in Schuylkill Haven, PA1 Schools
  36. Nursing Schools in West Chester, PA1 Schools
  37. Nursing Schools in California, PA1 Schools
  38. Nursing Schools in Bradford, PA1 Schools
  39. Nursing Schools in Blue Bell, PA1 Schools
  40. Nursing Schools in Somerset, PA1 Schools
  41. Nursing Schools in Mansfield, PA1 Schools
  42. Nursing Schools in Center Valley, PA1 Schools
  43. Nursing Schools in Gwynedd, PA1 Schools
  44. Nursing Schools in Latrobe, PA1 Schools
  45. Nursing Schools in Lebanon, PA1 Schools
  46. Nursing Schools in Schnecksville, PA1 Schools
  47. Nursing Schools in Kutztown, PA1 Schools
  48. Nursing Schools in Youngwood, PA1 Schools
  49. Nursing Schools in Lewistown, PA1 Schools
  50. Nursing Schools in Allentown, PA1 Schools
  51. Nursing Schools in Indiana, PA1 Schools
  52. Nursing Schools in Middletown, PA1 Schools
  53. Nursing Schools in East Stroudsburg, PA1 Schools
  54. Nursing Schools in Harrisburg, PA1 Schools
  55. Nursing Schools in Loretto, PA1 Schools
  56. Nursing Schools in Mont Alto, PA1 Schools
  57. Nursing Schools in Dallas, PA1 Schools
  58. Nursing Schools in Butler, PA1 Schools
  59. Nursing Schools in Nanticoke, PA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Nursing Employment

Pennsylvania 255,900
National 5,150,780

Approximately 5% of the country's nursing professionals work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Nursing professionals In Pennsylvania

250,420 250,440 255,050 257,230 255,900
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Nursing is a growing field in Pennsylvania. In 2010 there were 5,480 more nursing professionals working in Pennsylvania than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of nursing professionals has grown by 2%. 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 Pennsylvania

$53,708 $52,368 $52,674 $54,826 $57,800
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Nursing
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to nursing professionals are growing in Pennsylvania. Nursing professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $53,708 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,800 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Nursing professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$35,630
25th percentile
$43,958
50th percentile
$54,222
75th percentile
$65,846
90th percentile
$83,044

This represents a growth in salaries of 7%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Pennsylvania, 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 133%

Average Salaries for Nursing professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

BSN
$65,070
Forensic Nursing
$77,480
Gerontology
$69,560
Nursing
$57,800
RN to BSN
$65,070

In Pennsylvania, nursing professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
33
bachelor
61
master
81
doctor
14
Certificate
112
Total301

As the number of nursing professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 99 accredited nursing schools in Pennsylvania state is also increasing. In 2006, 714 students graduated from nursing courses in Pennsylvania. And in 2010, 11,892 students graduated.

This represents a 1566% increase in the number of nursing degree or certificate school graduates in Pennsylvania state. A majority of these graduates, or 37%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in nursing.

Nursing Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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