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Nursing Schools in Indiana

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

As a degree choice, Nursing is the 3rd most popular major in the 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
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

In this state, there are 82,110 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Indiana

A typical salary for a nursing grad in the state is $101,720, compared to a typical salary of $106,910 nationwide.

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

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,955. In their early career, Ivy Tech Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,700. 28% of the teachers are full time.

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

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 19%.

945 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,614 Total Students

An average student at IWU will pay a net price of $22,536. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 99%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending IUPUI will pay a net price of $10,987. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#6

Marian University

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

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 100% of the teachers are full time.

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

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.61 years to graduate. In their early career, Indiana State grads earn an average salary of $31,800.

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

This public school has an average net price of $15,020. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Ball State.

#10

University of Indianapolis

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

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation.

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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