Undergraduate Certificate in Nursing
Education Levels of Nursing Majors
In 2018-2019, 2,700 undergraduate certificate were awarded to nursing majors. 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. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.
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 87.7% 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||303|
|Hispanic or Latino||273|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing that offer undergraduate certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Allied Health Services||48,726|
|Nursing & Nursing Assistants||44,340|
|Health/Medical Admin Services||16,916|
|Allied Health Professions||13,537|
|Dental Support Services||10,602|
*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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