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1,108 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 209 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 34% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.8% of family practice nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Family Practice Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,108 earned their graduate certificate in family practice nursing. This makes it the 1st most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in family practice nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 13,773
Graduate Certificate 1,108
Doctor’s Degree 553
Bachelor’s Degree 80
Undergraduate Certificate 18
Basic Certificate 4

Earnings of Family Practice Nursing Majors With Graduate Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in family practice nursing. About 89.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 114
Women 994
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Family Practice Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of family practice nursing graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 64
Black or African American 212
Hispanic or Latino 79
White 649
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 95
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Family Practice Nursing Graduate Certificate Students

There are 209 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

87 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

South University's online programs tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 6,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,800 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 87 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from South University's online programs. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 94% were women.

#2

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
78 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Kaplan University-Indianapolis. Roughly 1,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,791 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 78 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from Kaplan University-Indianapolis. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

76 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Roughly 28,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,664 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,959 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 76 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from UT Rio Grande Valley. Of these students, 84% were women and 68% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
76 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maryville University of Saint Louis comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in family practice nursing. Each year, around 9,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,346 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 76 graduate certificates were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Maryville U. About 95% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Concordia University - Wisconsin

Mequon, Wisconsin
66 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Concordia University - Wisconsin is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Each year, around 6,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,052 per year.

The family practice nursing program at Concordia University - Wisconsin awarded 66 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 2% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Massachusetts - Boston

Boston, Massachusetts
61 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Massachusetts - Boston comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in family practice nursing. Roughly 16,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,187 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,433 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 61 graduate certificates were handed out to family practice nursing majors at UMass Boston. Of these students, 90% were women and 28% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Bradley University

Peoria, Illinois
43 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Bradley University. Roughly 5,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,380 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 43 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from Bradley. About 95% of this group were women, and 28% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

35 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Each year, around 5,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,168 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 graduate certificates were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. About 86% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

33 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from Cincinnati. Of these students, 82% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

29 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in family practice nursing. Roughly 500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,176 per year.

The family practice nursing program at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science awarded 29 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 83% of this group were women, and 93% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

25 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at Arlington comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in family practice nursing. Each year, around 47,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,624 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,474 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 25 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from UT Arlington. About 92% of this group were women, and 44% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

22 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Each year, around 10,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,083 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from IWU. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 95% were women.

#13

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
21 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Texas Woman's University. Roughly 15,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,973 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from TWU. About 90% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

17 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at El Paso is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Roughly 25,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,193 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,497 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from UTEP. About 94% of this group were women, and 88% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

16 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Graceland University - Lamoni is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $29,750 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,430 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 graduate certificates were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Graceland Lamoni. Around 6% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#16

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
15 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

George Washington University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Each year, around 28,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

The family practice nursing program at George Washington University awarded 15 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 73% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Illinois
14 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Olivet Nazarene University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $36,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,420 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 graduate certificates were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Olivet Nazarene. About 100% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Huntsville, Alabama
14 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Alabama in Huntsville comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in family practice nursing. Roughly 9,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,632 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their graduate certificate in family practice nursing from UAH. Of these students, 86% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
13 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Canyon University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in family practice nursing. Each year, around 90,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,419 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,175 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 graduate certificates were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Grand Canyon University. Around 31% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

#20

Clarkson College

Omaha, Nebraska
12 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Clarkson College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in family practice nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,392 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,178 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 graduate certificates were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Clarkson College. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to family practice nursing that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Mental Health Nursing 633
Registered Nursing 410
Adult Health Nursing 270
Nursing Education 198
Nursing Practice 116

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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