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Doctor’s Degrees in Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery

5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in nursing midwifery. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 20% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Nursing Midwifery Majors

In 2018-2019, 5 doctor's degrees were awarded to nursing midwifery majors. This earns it the #16 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 451
Graduate Certificate 19
Doctor’s Degree 5

Earnings of Nursing Midwifery Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nursing midwifery majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for nursing midwifery majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in nursing midwifery. About 100.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 0
Women 5
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Nursing Midwifery

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing midwifery doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Midwifery Doctor's Degree Students

There are 6 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in nursing midwifery. Learn more about the most popular 6 below:


Baylor University

Waco, Texas
4 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for nursing midwifery students seekinga doctor's degree is Baylor University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $42,842 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $32,130 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 doctor's degrees were handed out to nursing midwifery majors at Baylor. Of these students, 100% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.


Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Stony Brook University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in nursing midwifery. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

The nursing midwifery program at Stony Brook University awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing midwifery that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing Practice 4,735
Registered Nursing 1,045
Nursing Science 868
Nurse Anesthetist 567
Family Practice Nursing 553


*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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