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Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis stacks up to those at other schools.

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.

Ranking Type Rank
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

In 2019, 92 students received their master’s degree in nursing from IUPUI. This makes it the #115 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 18 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #140 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

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.

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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

86% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 14% of nursing bachelor's degrees went to men and 86% went to women.

IUPUI Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 84% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at IUPUI 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 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 399
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 17

IUPUI Nursing Master’s Program

84% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 92 nursing majors earned their master's degree from IUPUI. Of these graduates, 16% were men and 84% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in nursing each year. IUPUI does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 3% more men than average.

IUPUI Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

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.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 84
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 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
Registered Nursing 383
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
School Nursing 13
Nursing Practice 9
Nursing Science 9
Nursing Administration 3

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
Registered Nurses 67,870 $64,860
Medical and Health Services Managers 7,350 $101,720
Nurse Practitioners 4,780 $103,200
Nursing Instructors and Professors 1,350 $76,280
Nurse Anesthetists 690 $156,580

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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