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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Iowa

21 students earned Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in Iowa in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Mental Health Nursing is the 6th most popular major in the state out of a total 18 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Iowa

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 9.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.8%
  • White: 76.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.5%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Iowa

There are 36,360 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in psychiatric/mental health nursing jobs.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Iowa

A typical salary for a psychiatric/mental health nursing grad in the state is $80,490, compared to a typical salary of $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Iowa that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

#1

Allen College

Waterloo
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
662 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $50,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 0.80% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 49%.

#2

University of Iowa

Iowa City
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,656 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average. In their early career, Iowa grads earn an average salary of $42,200.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,229 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.19 years. 78% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Briar Cliff grads earn an average salary of $35,200.

#3

Clarke University

Dubuque
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
1,004 Total Students

The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at Clarke. The student loan default rate is 4.20% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in IA

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health nursing majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 33% $104,640
Nursing Instructors and Professors 24% $71,380
Registered Nurses 14% $58,170

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Registered Nursing 2,479
Family Practice Nursing 291
Nursing Practice 46
Nursing Administration 18
Nursing Education 14
Critical Care Nursing 14
Clinical Nurse Leader 10
Adult Health Nursing 8

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