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Registered Nursing Schools in Iowa

In 2018-2019, 2,479 students earned their Registered Nursing degrees in IA.

In this state, Registered Nursing is the 1st most popular major out of a total 18 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors in Iowa

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,216
Associate’s Degree 1,181
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 78
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 78
Post-Master’s Certificate 4
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 4

Gender Distribution

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

Registered Nursing Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 4.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 82.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Registered Nursing Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Registered Nursing Grads in Iowa

In this state, there are 34,530 people employed in jobs related to a registered nursing degree, compared to 3,007,670 nationwide.

Registered Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Registered Nursing Jobs in Iowa

Registered Nursing grads earn an average of $59,130 in the state and $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Iowa that offer registered nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

University of Iowa

Iowa City
224 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
31,240 Total Students

The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Iowa. A typical student attending Iowa will pay a net price of $15,893. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 84% are considered full time.

173 Degrees in Major Awarded
795 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 6.30% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,300 a year. 72% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending DMACC will pay a net price of $10,084.

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

A typical student attending Kirkwood Community College will pay a net price of $10,271. 85% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#5

Allen College

Waterloo
129 Degrees in Major Awarded
656 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $50,000 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate is 0.80% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 49%.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,977 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,900 after graduation. 93% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,995.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,112 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 81% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $11,886.

#8

Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids
117 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
1,807 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,988.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
1,733 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.80%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,693. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
4,279 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,400 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $21,526. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Registered Nursing Careers in IA

Some of the careers registered nursing majors go into include:

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 24% $71,380
Registered Nurses 14% $58,170

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Family Practice Nursing 291
Nursing Practice 46
Mental Health Nursing 21
Nursing Administration 18
Critical Care Nursing 14
Nursing Education 14
Clinical Nurse Leader 10
Nurse Anesthetist 8

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