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Bachelor’s Degrees in Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing

746 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5 schools in the United States where you can get your bachelor's degree in public health/community nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 15% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.9% of public health/community nursing graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Public Health/Community Nursing Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 746 students earned their bachelor's degree in public health/community nursing. This makes it the 6th most popular bachelor's degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in public health/community nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 746
Master’s Degree 261
Graduate Certificate 10
Doctor’s Degree 5

Earnings of Public Health/Community Nursing Majors With Bachelor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for public health/community nursing majors with their bachelor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for public health/community nursing majors who have their bachelor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their bachelor's degree in public health/community nursing. About 90.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 72
Women 674
Gender Diversity of Bachelor's Degrees in Public Health/Community Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of public health/community nursing bachelor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 23
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 144
International Students 22
Other Races/Ethnicities 484
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Public Health/Community Nursing Bachelor's Degree Students

There are 5 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in public health/community nursing. Learn more about the most popular 5 below:

#1

Aspen University

Denver, Colorado
661 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for public health/community nursing students seekinga bachelor's degree is Aspen University. Each year, around 5,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,600 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,900 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 661 people received their bachelor's degree in public health/community nursing from Aspen University. About 91% of this group were women, and 13% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
48 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for public health/community nursing majors who are seeking their bachelor's degree is University of Miami. Each year, around 17,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,400 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $37,800 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 48 bachelor's degrees were handed out to public health/community nursing majors at U Miami. About 88% of this group were women, and 48% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Bluefield College

Bluefield, Virginia
37 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bluefield College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering bachelor's degrees in public health/community nursing. Roughly 1,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $25,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

The public health/community nursing program at Bluefield College awarded 37 bachelor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 81% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to public health/community nursing that offer bachelor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 146,866
Nursing Research & Other 3,429
Nursing Science 1,447
Nursing Administration 827
Nursing Practice 765

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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