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Bachelor’s Degrees in Nursing Administration

827 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a bachelor's degree in nursing administration. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 22% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.0% of nursing administration graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Nursing Administration Majors

In 2018-2019, 827 earned their bachelor's degree in nursing administration. This earns it the #4 spot on the list of the most popular bachelor's degree programs in the nation.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 7,493
Bachelor’s Degree 827
Doctor’s Degree 341
Associate’s Degree 316
Graduate Certificate 89
Basic Certificate 5

Earnings of Nursing Administration Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

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

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in nursing administration. About 87.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 100
Women 727
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Nursing Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing administration bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 38
Black or African American 77
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 593
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 76
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Administration Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 21 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing administration. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

American Sentinel University

Aurora, Colorado
592 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

American Sentinel University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for nursing administration majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree. Each year, around 2,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,540 per year.

The nursing administration program at American Sentinel University awarded 592 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 21% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Augsburg University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
52 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Augsburg University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing administration. Each year, around 3,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,295 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,006 per year.

The nursing administration program at Augsburg University awarded 52 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 81% were women.

47 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for nursing administration majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Vanguard University of Southern California. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,693 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 47 people received their bachelor's degree in nursing administration from Vanguard. Around 47% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#4

Ottawa University - Kansas City

Overland Park, Kansas
33 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ottawa University - Kansas City comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in nursing administration. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,976 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,430 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 people received their bachelor's degree in nursing administration from Ottawa University - Kansas City. Around 24% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

#5

Shawnee State University

Portsmouth, Ohio
24 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

Shawnee State University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in nursing administration. Roughly 3,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,376 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,227 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 bachelor's degrees were handed out to nursing administration majors at Shawnee State University.

#6

Kentucky Christian University

Grayson, Kentucky
18 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kentucky Christian University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing administration. Each year, around 600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $19,996 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,950 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 people received their bachelor's degree in nursing administration from Kentucky Christian University. Around 11% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 94% were women.

#6

Bushnell University

Eugene, Oregon
18 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for nursing administration majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Bushnell University. Roughly 800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,400 per year.

The nursing administration program at Bushnell University awarded 18 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 94% were women.

#8

Excelsior College

Albany, New York
16 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Excelsior College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in nursing administration. Each year, around 30,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 bachelor's degrees were handed out to nursing administration majors at Excelsior College. About 94% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Concordia University, Texas

Lakeway, Texas
9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Concordia University, Texas is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,960 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,890 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 bachelor's degrees were handed out to nursing administration majors at Concordia University, Texas. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#10

Ottawa University - Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for nursing administration majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is Ottawa University - Phoenix. Roughly 800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,976 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,430 per year.

The nursing administration program at Ottawa University - Phoenix awarded 8 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 88% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Ottawa University - Milwaukee

Brookfield, Wisconsin
6 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ottawa University - Milwaukee comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in nursing administration. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,976 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,430 per year.

The nursing administration program at Ottawa University - Milwaukee awarded 6 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 67% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Ottawa University - Online

Ottawa, Kansas
2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Ottawa University - Online comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in nursing administration. Each year, around 100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,976 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,430 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 bachelor's degrees were handed out to nursing administration majors at Ottawa University - Online.

#12

Independence University

Salt Lake City, Utah
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Independence University is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,585 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,638 per year.

The nursing administration program at Independence University awarded 2 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing administration that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 146,866
Nursing Research & Other 3,429
Nursing Science 1,447
Nursing Practice 765
Public Health Nursing 746

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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