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Master’s Degrees in Family Practice Nurse/Nursing

13,773 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 211 schools in the United States where you can get your master's degree in family practice nursing. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 38% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.5% of family practice nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Family Practice Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 13,773 master's degrees were awarded to family practice nursing majors. This earns it the #2 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.

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 Master’s Degrees

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

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for family practice nursing majors who have their master's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in family practice nursing. About 87.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,663
Women 12,110
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Family Practice Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of family practice nursing master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,102
Black or African American 1,857
Hispanic or Latino 1,914
White 7,678
International Students 70
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,152
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Family Practice Nursing Master's Degree Students

There are 211 colleges that offer a master’s degree in family practice nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

2,257 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for family practice nursing students seekinga master's degree is Chamberlain University - Illinois. Each year, around 27,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,890 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,000 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2,257 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Chamberlain - Illinois. Of these students, 90% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

1,004 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

South University's online programs is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in family practice nursing. Each year, around 6,100 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, 1,004 people received their master's degree in family practice nursing from South University's online programs. Of these students, 87% were women and 45% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

795 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at Arlington comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in family practice nursing. Each year, around 48,600 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 795 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at UT Arlington. About 89% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Simmons University

Boston, Massachusetts
573 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Simmons University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in family practice nursing. Roughly 6,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $40,850 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,654 per year.

The family practice nursing program at Simmons University awarded 573 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 94% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
502 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Maryville University of Saint Louis. Each year, around 10,000 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, 502 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Maryville U. About 90% of this group were women, and 24% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
397 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kaplan University-Indianapolis comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in family practice nursing. Roughly 38,100 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 397 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Kaplan University-Indianapolis. About 87% of this group were women, and 46% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

294 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. Roughly 39,200 attend the school each year. 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.

The family practice nursing program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 294 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 85% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Frontier Nursing University

Hyden, Kentucky
293 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Frontier Nursing University. Roughly 2,200 attend the school each year. The family practice nursing program at Frontier Nursing University awarded 293 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 91% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

281 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Each year, around 5,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,728 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,729 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 281 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at UTHealth. About 86% of this group were women, and 59% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

256 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in family practice nursing. Roughly 11,400 attend the school each year. 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.

The family practice nursing program at Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global awarded 256 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 13% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 92% were women.

#11

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Illinois
218 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Olivet Nazarene University comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in family practice nursing. Roughly 4,300 attend the school each year. 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, 218 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Olivet Nazarene. About 89% of this group were women, and 42% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas
185 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Texas Woman's University. Each year, around 15,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

The family practice nursing program at Texas Woman's University awarded 185 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 93% were women and 59% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

176 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Graceland University - Lamoni comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in family practice nursing. Roughly 1,700 attend the school each year. 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.

The family practice nursing program at Graceland University - Lamoni awarded 176 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 91% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
175 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Miami is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in family practice nursing. Roughly 17,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $37,800 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 175 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at U Miami. About 83% of this group were women, and 72% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
172 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Canyon University is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in family practice nursing. Roughly 96,200 attend the school each year. 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, 172 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at Grand Canyon University. Of these students, 89% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Universidad del Turabo

Gurabo, Puerto Rico
171 Yearly Graduations
60% Women

The 16th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Universidad del Turabo. Roughly 15,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,652 per year.

The family practice nursing program at Universidad del Turabo awarded 171 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 60% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
157 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Nova Southeastern University. Roughly 20,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,150 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,665 per year.

The family practice nursing program at Nova Southeastern University awarded 157 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

144 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The University of Texas at El Paso comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 144 master's degrees were handed out to family practice nursing majors at UTEP. Around 78% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 75% were women.

139 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is The University of Texas Medical Branch. Roughly 3,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,522 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,454 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 139 people received their master's degree in family practice nursing from UTMB Galveston. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

139 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for family practice nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Each year, around 5,200 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 139 people received their master's degree in family practice nursing from TTUHSC. About 83% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to family practice nursing that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 17,491
Nursing Administration 7,493
Nursing Research & Other 1,922
Nursing Science 1,652
Nursing Education 1,542

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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