Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing
Education Levels of Nursing Majors
In 2017-2018, 2,530 earned their undergraduate certificate in nursing. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nursing at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Nursing Majors With Undergraduate Certificate
The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in nursing is $52,700. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.
To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $50,175 to a high of $57,175.
The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in nursing is $14,875. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.
The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $19,051 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $10,750.
More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in nursing. About 86.9% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing undergraduate certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||236|
|Hispanic or Latino||314|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing that offer undergraduate certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Allied Health Services||51,730|
|Nursing & Nursing Assistants||43,025|
|Health/Medical Admin Services||19,198|
|Allied Health Professions||14,211|
|Dental Support Services||11,304|
*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Image Credit: By Aleksahgabrielle under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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