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Nursing Schools and Colleges in North Dakota

North Dakota is considered what is known as the Great Plains in the Midwestern region of the United States. The state is not for tourists, though. It has very few perks to offer to them except for a timeout from a hectic urban lifestyle. With a total of 699,628 population, it is the nation’s 3rd least populous state. This leaves North Dakota with a lot of space and scope for business activities and economic growth. Moreover, the state boasts of an extremely business friendly tax climate in the United States, making it ideal for aspiring entrepreneurs.


In North Dakota the demand of nurses is expected to rise because of the development seen in medical industry. This is a great chance for those people who want to start their career as nurses. The population of this state is also expected to rise and therefore this state will probably need more medical hospitality resulting in an increased need of nurses (male and female).


When we look at the option of doing a nursing program here we have several universities and colleges across the state, presently there is large shortage of nurses in North Dakota and by 2020 the shortage is expected to rise to 23.9%. This shows that currently and in the future North Dakota could be a fruitful choice for a nursing career.


  • Registered Nurses: 8,960

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 3,080

  • Hourly Wage: $27.69

  • Hourly Wage: $17.71

  • Yearly Wage: $57,600

  • Yearly Wage: $36,830

north-dakota Nursing News

Jan 22, 2013

North Dakota oil Patch is facing severe labor shortage at the moment and that is affecting the working of nursing homes in the region.   Two facilities especially, one in Williston and another in Underwood, are casualties of the high labor cost and the problems of finding and keeping staff to care for residents.   Read more…