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Nursing Education Schools in Pennsylvania

90 students earned Nursing Education degrees in Pennsylvania in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Nursing Education is the 11th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Education Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 71
Post-Master’s Certificate 12
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 12
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a nursing education major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Education Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing education majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.0%
  • Black or African American: 7.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.1%
  • White: 67.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 14.4%
  • Other Races: 8.9%
Nursing Education Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Education Grads in Pennsylvania

4,010 people in the state and 55,710 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing education.

Nursing Education Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Nursing Education Jobs in Pennsylvania

In this state, nursing education grads earn an average of $78,810. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer nursing education degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Carlow University

Pittsburgh
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,076 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. It takes the average student 4.32 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.90%.

#2

Villanova University

Villanova
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
11,030 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 64% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.05 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.40%.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
2,598 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 9.80% which is lower than average. An average student at Neumann will pay a net price of $24,043. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

#3

Chatham University

Pittsburgh
9 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,336 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.09 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,800 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,316. The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#6

Drexel University

Philadelphia
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
24,634 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $33,631. The 3.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 100% of students get financical aid.

#6

Gwynedd Mercy University

Gwynedd Valley
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,056 Total Students

The average student takes 4.21 years to complete their degree at Gwynedd - Mercy. 100% of students get financical aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,792 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.20%. This private school has an average net price of $27,362.

#8

Robert Morris University

Moon Township
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
4,895 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $26,027. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Widener University

Chester
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
6,621 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.31 years. An average student at Widener will pay a net price of $31,305.

#10

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
2 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,274 Total Students

51% of the teachers are full time. The 2.80% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

Nursing Education Careers in PA

Some of the careers nursing education majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $75,650

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Registered Nursing 9,939
Nursing Research & Other 729
Nursing Science 453
Family Practice Nursing 351
Nursing Practice 351
Nurse Anesthetist 231
Surgical Nursing 195
Nursing Administration 117

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