Nursing at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
IUPUI is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and approximately 29,537 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 477 students received a bachelor's degree in nursing from IUPUI.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.
IUPUI Nursing Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
- Master’s Degree in Nursing
- Doctorate Degree in Nursing
Online Classes Are Available at IUPUI
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.
For those who are interested in distance learning, IUPUI does offer online courses in nursing for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
IUPUI Nursing Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the nursing progam at IUPUI 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 IUPUI 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.
|Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||30|
|Most Popular Nursing Schools||55|
|Most Popular Online Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools||69|
|Most Popular Online Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools||110|
|Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools||115|
|Most Popular Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools||140|
|Best Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools||167|
|Best Value Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools||234|
|Most Focused Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools||258|
|Most Popular Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools||258|
|Most Popular Online Nursing Schools||263|
|Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||266|
|Most Focused Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools||272|
|Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools||300|
|Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||355|
|Most Focused Nursing Master’s Degree Schools||402|
|Best Nursing Schools||448|
|Best Value Nursing Master’s Degree Schools||454|
|Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||591|
|Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools||610|
|Most Focused Nursing Schools||1,106|
|Best Value Nursing Schools||1,359|
Earnings of IUPUI Nursing Graduates
The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at IUPUI is $56,700. This is less than $61,050, which is the national average of all nursing majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.
Nursing Student Demographics at IUPUI
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis.
IUPUI Nursing Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis with a bachelor's in nursing.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||23|
|Hispanic or Latino||18|
IUPUI Nursing Master’s Program
Of the students who received a nursing master's degree from IUPUI, 91% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis with a master's in nursing.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||3|
|Hispanic or Latino||1|
IUPUI also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 18 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Nursing
Nursing majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing||95|
|Adult Health Nurse/Nursing||29|
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||24|
|Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing||22|
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 IN, the home state for Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis.
|Occupation||Jobs in IN||Average Salary in IN|
|Medical and Health Services Managers||7,350||$101,720|
|Nursing Instructors and Professors||1,350||$76,280|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Daderot under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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