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Nursing Schools in Indiana

8,493 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Nursing is the 1st most popular major out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Indiana

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,714
Master’s Degree 1,748
Associate’s Degree 1,702
Post-Master’s Certificate 171
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 171
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 115
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 115
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 115
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 43
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 43

Gender Distribution

In Indiana, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in IN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Indiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.3%
  • White: 78.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 4.9%
Nursing Majors in IN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Indiana

82,110 people in the state and 3,609,760 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Indiana

In this state, nursing grads earn an average of $101,720. Nationwide, they make an average of $106,910.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Indiana that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,323 Degrees in Major Awarded
72,006 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. A typical student attending Ivy Tech Community College will pay a net price of $5,955.

1,210 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,498 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 19% of the teachers are full time.

945 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,614 Total Students

The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $22,536.

838 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
10,473 Total Students

86% of students get financical aid. The 8.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,605.

587 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
29,579 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $36,900 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

#6

Marian University

Indianapolis
332 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
3,592 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.32 years. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. In their early career, Marian grads earn an average salary of $38,600.

323 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,986 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 94% of students get financical aid. The 5.00% student loan default rate is lower than average.

289 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
13,044 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,119. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

263 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,884 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.30% which is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,020. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

University of Indianapolis

Indianapolis
249 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,935 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. An average student at UIndy will pay a net price of $20,261. 99% of the teachers are full time.

Nursing Careers in IN

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title IN Job Growth IN Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 39% $102,390
Nursing Instructors and Professors 22% $71,590
Medical and Health Services Managers 22% $90,410
Nurse Anesthetists 17% $153,350
Registered Nurses 16% $62,330
Nurse Midwives 12% $110,150

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in IN
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,187
Allied Health Services 2,571
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,510
Allied Health Professions 1,333
Mental & Social Health Services 1,168
Health Sciences & Services 986
Public Health 741
Health/Medical Prep Programs 664

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