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Master’s Degrees in Geriatric Nurse/Nursing

410 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 36 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in geriatric nursing. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 36% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.7% of geriatric nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Geriatric Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 410 master's degrees were awarded to geriatric nursing majors. This makes it the 15th most popular master's degree program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 410
Graduate Certificate 41
Doctor’s Degree 13

Earnings of Geriatric 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

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for geriatric nursing students who are master's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in geriatric nursing. About 86.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 55
Women 355
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Geriatric Nursing

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 47
Black or African American 56
Hispanic or Latino 36
White 241
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 27
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Geriatric Nursing Master's Degree Students

There are 36 colleges that offer a master’s degree in geriatric nursing. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
132 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maryville University of Saint Louis tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree. 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, 132 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at Maryville U. About 81% of this group were women, and 30% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Hunter College

New York, New York
72 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hunter College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in geriatric nursing. Roughly 23,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 72 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at Hunter. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

#3

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, Indiana
45 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kaplan University-Indianapolis is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in geriatric nursing. 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 45 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at Kaplan University-Indianapolis. Around 64% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 82% were women.

#4

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
33 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is George Washington University. 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 geriatric nursing program at George Washington University awarded 33 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 39% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 94% were women.

#5

Keuka College

Keuka Park, New York
20 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Keuka College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in geriatric nursing. Each year, around 1,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,748 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,372 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at Keuka College awarded 20 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 5% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

#6

Seattle University

Seattle, Washington
16 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Seattle University. Roughly 7,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $45,765 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,280 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at Seattle University awarded 16 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 31% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

Rhode Island College

Providence, Rhode Island
15 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Rhode Island College. Each year, around 7,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,218 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,722 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at RIC. Of these students, 87% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

13 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Akron Main Campus comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in geriatric nursing. Each year, around 18,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,306 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at University of Akron Main Campus. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

#9

North Park University

Chicago, Illinois
11 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Park University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,360 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,896 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at North Park University awarded 11 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 64% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#10

Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey
9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Seton Hall University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $41,460 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,580 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at Seton Hall. Of these students, 100% were women and 33% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Villanova University

Villanova, Pennsylvania
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Villanova University comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,506 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their master's degree in geriatric nursing from Villanova. Of these students, 100% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Caribbean University - Bayamon

Bayamon, Puerto Rico
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women

Caribbean University - Bayamon comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in geriatric nursing. Each year, around 1,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,656 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,112 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their master's degree in geriatric nursing from Caribbean University - Bayamon. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

7 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Case Western Reserve University is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,524 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their master's degree in geriatric nursing from Case Western.

#14

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor awarded 5 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#14

Oakland University

Rochester Hills, Michigan
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 14th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Oakland University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,520 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,546 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at Oakland.

#16

Loyola University Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Loyola University Chicago comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,105 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,594 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their master's degree in geriatric nursing from Loyola Chicago. About 100% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Malone University

Canton, Ohio
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

The 17th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Malone University. Each year, around 1,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,980 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 master's degrees were handed out to geriatric nursing majors at Malone.

#18

Briar Cliff University

Sioux City, Iowa
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Briar Cliff University is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $30,988 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,450 per year.

The geriatric nursing program at Briar Cliff University awarded 2 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

#18

Lehman College

Bronx, New York
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 18th most popular school in the country for geriatric nursing majors who are seeking their master's degree is Lehman College. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their master's degree in geriatric nursing from Lehman. About 100% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

Wilmington University

New Castle, Delaware
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Wilmington University is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in geriatric nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,430 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,784 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their master's degree in geriatric nursing from Wilmington University.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 17,491
Family Practice Nursing 13,773
Nursing Administration 7,493
Nursing Research & Other 1,922
Nursing Science 1,652

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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