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Geriatric Nursing Schools in Illinois

17 Geriatric Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Geriatric Nursing major is the 10th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Geriatric Nursing Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 15
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Illinois, a geriatric nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Geriatric Nursing Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of geriatric nursing majors in Illinois is as follows:

  • Asian: 35.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 47.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
Geriatric Nursing Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geriatric Nursing Grads in Illinois

There are 136,750 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in geriatric nursing jobs.

Geriatric Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Geriatric Nursing Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a geriatric nursing grad in the state is $73,890, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Illinois that offer geriatric nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
2,892 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,400 a year. This private school has an average net price of $19,707.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
17,159 Total Students

The average student takes 4.15 years to complete their degree at Loyola Chicago. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,700 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Geriatric Nursing Careers in IL

Some of the careers geriatric nursing majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 38% $103,760
Registered Nurses 15% $72,250
Nursing Instructors and Professors 15% $63,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Registered Nursing 16,387
Family Practice Nursing 2,677
Nursing Practice 734
Nursing Science 554
Nursing Administration 188
Nursing Education 52
Nurse Anesthetist 34
Adult Health Nursing 17

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