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Nursing Practice Schools in Iowa

In 2021-2022, 38 students earned their Nursing Practice degrees in IA.

In terms of popularity, Nursing Practice is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 20
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 20
Post-Master’s Certificate 14
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 14
Bachelor’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

In Iowa, a nursing practice major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing practice majors in Iowa is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 92.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.3%
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Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Iowa

42,270 people in the state and 3,504,280 in the nation are employed in jobs related to nursing practice.

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Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Iowa

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $85,800 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.

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There are 6 colleges in Iowa that offer nursing practice degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

#1

University of Iowa

Iowa City
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
29,909 Total Students

The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at Iowa. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $51,999 after earning their degree at this institution.

#2

Morningside College

Sioux City
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,319 Total Students

The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at Morningside. In their early career, Morningside grads earn an average salary of $43,415. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
1,372 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 5.00% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

#4

Allen College

Waterloo
4 Degrees in Major Awarded
552 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $60,277 after earning their degree at this institution. 47% of the teachers are full time. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,427 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. Graduates earn an average $40,403 after graduation.

#6

Clarke University

Dubuque
1 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
888 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $26,777. The student loan default rate of 0.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

Nursing Practice Careers in IA

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 33% $104,640
Medical and Health Services Managers 19% $77,120
Registered Nurses 14% $58,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Registered Nursing 2,507
Family Practice Nursing 296
Mental Health Nursing 41
Geriatric Nursing 26
Critical Care Nursing 13
School Nursing 11
Nurse Anesthetist 10
Adult Health Nursing 8

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