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Family Practice Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 351 students earned their Family Practice Nursing degrees in PA.

As a degree choice, Family Practice Nursing is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Family Practice Nursing Majors in Pennsylvania

Family Practice Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 235
Bachelor’s Degree 80
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 21
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 21
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 15

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a family practice nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Family Practice Nursing Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of family practice nursing majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.4%
  • Black or African American: 8.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 74.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 5.7%
Family Practice Nursing Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Family Practice Nursing Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 159,810 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in family practice nursing jobs.

Family Practice Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Family Practice Nursing Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a family practice nursing grad in the state is $78,810, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer family practice nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

80 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,026 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $69,000 after graduation.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,496 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 40% are considered full time. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#3

Carlow University

Pittsburgh
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,022 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $19,725. The student loan default rate of 7.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
7,783 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,400 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,197 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at UPenn. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,033.

#7

Robert Morris University

Moon Township
16 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,608 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $26,027. The student loan default rate is 4.50% which is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
5,253 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. The 3.00% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $45,100 after graduation.

#9

La Salle University

Philadelphia
15 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,933 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $24,590. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 43%.

#10

DeSales University

Center Valley
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
3,460 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,800 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at DeSales. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Family Practice Nursing Careers in PA

Some of the careers family practice nursing majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $97,130
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $75,650
Registered Nurses 13% $69,170

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to family practice nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Registered Nursing 9,939
Nursing Research & Other 729
Nursing Science 453
Nursing Practice 351
Nurse Anesthetist 231
Surgical Nursing 195
Nursing Administration 117
Nursing Education 90

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