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Nursing at George Mason University

The Nursing major is part of the health professions program at George Mason 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. Also, learn how GMU ranks among other schools offering degrees in nursing.

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Nursing Degrees Available at GMU

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

GMU Nursing Rankings

GMU was ranked #58 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for nursing majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #2 in Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 39

Popularity of Nursing at GMU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, George Mason University handed out 188 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #261 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 4% over the previous year when 180 degrees were handed out.

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

In addition, 28 students received their doctoral degrees in nursing in 2018, making the school the #81 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from GMU Make?

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at GMU is $64,300. This is higher than $61,050, which is the national median for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.

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Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

Nursing majors graduating with a master's degree from GMU make a median salary of $91,900 a year. 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 GMU Have?

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at GMU, nursing students borrow a median amount of $13,825 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 GMU is $143 per month.

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

At GMU, a typical nursing student working on their master's degree borrrows about $33,027 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 GMU on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $385 per month.

GMU Nursing Students

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

GMU Nursing Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 188 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in nursing from GMU. About 16% were men and 84% were women.

GMU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at George Mason University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 38
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 24
White 90
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 15

GMU Nursing Master’s Program

The nursing program at GMU awarded 39 master's degrees in 2017-2018. About 10% of these degrees went to men with the other 90% going to women.

GMU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at GMU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 64% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at George Mason University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 25
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 4

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 231
Nursing Practice 24
Nursing Science 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Health 229
Other Health Professions 139
Allied Health Professions 21
Health & Medical Administrative Services 20
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 19

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