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Nursing at Lander University

What traits are you looking for in a nursing school? To help you decide if Lander University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's nursing program.

Lander University is located in Greenwood, South Carolina and approximately 3,226 students attend the school each year. Of the 514 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Lander University in 2019, 56 of them were nursing majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

Lander University Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at Lander University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Lander University offers distance education options for nursing at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Lander University Nursing Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at Lander University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at Lander University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 327
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 363
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 364
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 389
Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 401
Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 486
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 543
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 635
Most Focused Nursing Schools 671
Best Nursing Schools 753
Most Popular Nursing Schools 1,045
Best Value Nursing Schools 1,101

In 2019, 13 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Lander University. This makes it the #454 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Lander University Nursing Graduates

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Lander University is $54,000. This is less than $61,050, which is the national average of all nursing majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Nursing Student Demographics at Lander University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Lander University.

Lander University Nursing Bachelor’s Program

91% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 56 students earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Lander University. About 91% of these graduates were women and the other 9% were men.

Lander University Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 88% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at Lander University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Lander University with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Lander University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 49
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Lander University Nursing Master’s Program

85% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 13 students who graduated with a master’s in nursing from Lander University in 2019, 15% were men and 85% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in nursing each year. Lander University does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 2% more men than average.

Lander University Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from Lander University, 62% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the nursing master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Lander University with a master's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Lander University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Lander University also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for SC, the home state for Lander University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Registered Nurses 44,350 $64,940
Medical and Health Services Managers 5,470 $98,780
Nurse Practitioners 2,260 $99,910
Nurse Anesthetists 930 $164,480
Nursing Instructors and Professors 550 $67,430

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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