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Nursing at Gannon University

Nursing is one of the majors in the health professions program at Gannon University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. Also, learn how Gannon ranks among other schools offering degrees in nursing.

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Nursing Degrees Available at Gannon

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

Gannon Nursing Rankings

The bachelor's program at Gannon was ranked #188 on College Factual's Best Schools for nursing list. It is also ranked #24 in Pennsylvania.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Online Nursing Schools 81
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 337
Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 369
Most Popular Colleges for Nursing 756

Popularity of Nursing at Gannon

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Gannon University handed out 65 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #756 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 33% over the previous year when 49 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 32 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Gannon. This makes it the #289 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 3 students received their doctoral degrees in nursing in 2018, making the school the #289 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Gannon Make?

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Nursing majors who earn their bachelor's degree from Gannon go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $54,200 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing students.

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Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

Graduates of the master's nursing program at Gannon make a median salary of $156,100. This is a better than average outcome since the median salary for all nursing graduates with a master's is $93,100.

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How Much Student Debt Do Nursing Graduates from Gannon Have?

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Gannon, nursing students borrow a median amount of $27,000 in student loans. This is higher than the the typical median of $23,387 for all nursing majors across the country.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the nursing program at Gannon is $280 per month.

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

At Gannon, a typical nursing student working on their master's degree borrrows about $105,199 in student loans. This is not favorable since the median amount of student debt for all nursing master's graduates is $41,000.

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Those master's students from Gannon on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $1,226 per month.

Gannon Nursing Students

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

Gannon Nursing Bachelor’s Program

Of the 65 students who graduated with a Bachelor’s in nursing from Gannon in 2018, 6% were men and 94% were women.

Gannon Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Gannon are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 85% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Gannon University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 55
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 3

Gannon Nursing Master’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 50% of nursing master's degrees went to men and 50% went to women.

Gannon Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Gannon are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 75% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Gannon University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 24
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 6

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 78
Nurse Anesthetist 20
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 4
Nursing Practice 3

Related Major Annual Graduates
Other Health Professions 97
Allied Health Professions 88
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 87
Mental & Social Health Services 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4

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