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Nursing Schools in Indiana

2,034 students earned Nursing degrees in Indiana in the 2018-2019 year.

A Nursing major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Indiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,748
Post-Master’s Certificate 171
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 171
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 115
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 115
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 115

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: 3.7%
  • Black or African American: 12.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.6%
  • White: 72.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
Nursing Majors in IN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Indiana

There are 82,110 people in the state and 3,609,760 people in the nation working in nursing jobs.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Indiana

Nursing grads earn an average of $101,720 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Indiana that offer nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

744 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,138 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 19% are considered full time.

470 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,410 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
10,705 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $12,827.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
22,443 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 81% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $15,020.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
29,537 Total Students

The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at IUPUI. This public school has an average net price of $10,987. The student loan default rate is 5.90% which is lower than average.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
12,144 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,119. 93% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.61 years to complete their degree at Indiana State.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,801 Total Students

The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at UIndy. 99% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
10,006 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time. 86% of students get financical aid.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
75% Graduation Rate
45,500 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,527. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,249 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. The student loan default rate of 5.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

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
Rehabilitation Professions 514
Health/Medical Admin Services 476
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 352
Public Health 318
Medicine 318
Allied Health Professions 284
Communication Sciences 208
Mental & Social Health Services 195

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