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Nursing Practice Schools in Minnesota

741 Nursing Practice students earned their degrees in the state in 2021-2022.

In this state, Nursing Practice is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 422
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 422
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 422
Bachelor’s Degree 319

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.7%
  • Black or African American: 19.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
  • White: 56.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 10.9%

Jobs for Nursing Practice Grads in Minnesota

There are 81,100 people in the state and 3,504,280 people in the nation working in nursing practice jobs.


Wages for Nursing Practice Jobs in Minnesota

Nursing Practice grads earn an average of $110,490 in the state and $110,030 nationwide.


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

415 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,545 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.40%. 100% of students get financical aid. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Capella University

171 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,716 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 13%. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
3,904 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The student loan default rate is 1.50% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.


Augsburg University

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,166 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $46,457 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.20% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
3,731 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $52,654 a year. This private school has an average net price of $27,624.

Nursing Practice Careers in MN

Some of the careers nursing practice majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 28% $115,550
Medical and Health Services Managers 19% $100,090
Registered Nurses 11% $77,940

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Registered Nursing 12,882
Nursing Administration 743
Nursing Science 124
Nurse Anesthetist 89
Clinical Nurse Leader 87
Nursing Research & Other 37
Maternal & Neonatal Nursing 36
Adult Health Nursing 28

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