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Nursing at Austin Peay State University

The Nursing major is part of the health professions program at Austin Peay State University.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Austin Peay State University ranks in comparison to other schools with nursing programs.

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Nursing Degrees Available at Austin Peay State University

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

Austin Peay State University Nursing Rankings

The bachelor's program at Austin Peay State University was ranked #480 on College Factual's Best Schools for nursing list. It is also ranked #13 in Tennessee.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans 341
Highest Paid Nursing Graduates 461
Best Colleges for Nursing 480
Most Focused Colleges for Nursing 787

Popularity of Nursing at Austin Peay State University

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Austin Peay State University handed out 133 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #450 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 15% over the previous year when 116 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 39 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Austin Peay State University. This makes it the #248 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Austin Peay State University Make?

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Austin Peay State University is $53,200. This is less than $61,050, which is the national median of all nursing majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

Graduates of the master's nursing program at Austin Peay State University make a median salary of $82,500. This is less than what their typical peers from other schools make. Their median salary is $93,100.

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How Much Student Debt Do Nursing Graduates from Austin Peay State University Have?

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Austin Peay State University, nursing students borrow a median amount of $22,437 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all nursing bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,387.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the nursing program at Austin Peay State University is $233 per month.

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

At Austin Peay State University, a typical nursing student working on their master's degree borrrows about $40,801 in student loans. This means that these borrowers may have an easier time paying back their loans thatn the typical nursing graduate who borrows a median amount of $41,000.

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Those master's students from Austin Peay State University on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $475 per month.

Austin Peay State University Nursing Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Austin Peay State University.

Austin Peay State University Nursing Bachelor’s Program

The nursing program at Austin Peay State University awarded 133 bachelor's degrees in 2017-2018. About 17% of these degrees went to men with the other 83% going to women.

Austin Peay State University Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Austin Peay State University are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 81% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Austin Peay State University with a bachelor's in nursing.

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Austin Peay State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 108
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 7

Austin Peay State University Nursing Master’s Program

In the 2017-2018 academic year, 39 students earned a master's degree in nursing from Austin Peay State University. About 87% of these graduates were women and the other 13% were men.

Austin Peay State University Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Austin Peay State University are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 82% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Austin Peay State University with a master's in nursing.

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Austin Peay State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 32
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Nursing

Nursing students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Registered Nursing 172
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 71
Allied Health Professions 23
Health & Medical Administrative Services 16

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