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Nursing Schools and Colleges in Utah

Utah is located in the west of United States and is the 13th largest State of the country. It is also ranked as the 34th most populous as well as the 10th least densely populated of the 50 states. The largest city with the largest metro area is Salt Lake City which is also its capital. Almost 80 percent of the population lives in the capital alone, making it the 6th most urbanized in US.


The border of Utah meets Wyoming on the northeast and Idaho on the North, Nevada on the west and Colorado on the east. On the South, there’s Arizona, whereas, a part of New Mexico touches the southeast end of this State. Its dry, semi-arid climate makes it an ideal destination for outdoor recreational activity.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts continued growth of the healthcare sector of the economy despite the declining employment rate in most major industries. The healthcare industry, too, is expected be more fruitful for the nurses. The Nursing shortage in this state is expected to grow to 36.4% until 2020.


The Utah State of Board Nursing should be contacted for all licensing matters and procedures.


  • Registered Nurses: 19,100

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 2,590

  • Hourly Wage: $29.59

  • Hourly Wage: $18.95

  • Yearly Wage: $61,540

  • Yearly Wage: $39,410

utah Nursing News

Mar 11, 2013

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) warns about a “superbug” known as Enterobacteriaceae’s, or CRE, spread in 42 States of America. The bacteria are nearly impossible to fight off as they can resist the strongest antibiotic, including Carbapenem.   CDC Director, Thomas Frieden, says, “Our strongest antibiotics don’t work, and patients are left with potentially Read more…