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Nursing at Indiana Wesleyan University

The Nursing major is part of the health professions program at Indiana Wesleyan 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 IWU ranks among other schools offering degrees in nursing.

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Nursing Degrees Available at IWU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

IWU Nursing Rankings

The bachelor's program at IWU was ranked #229 on College Factual's Best Schools for nursing list. It is also ranked #6 in Indiana.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Nursing 229
Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans 366
Most Focused Colleges for Nursing 372
Highest Paid Nursing Graduates 413
Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 417

Popularity of Nursing at IWU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Indiana Wesleyan University handed out 143 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #366 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 1% over the previous year when 142 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from IWU Make?

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Nursing majors who earn their bachelor's degree from IWU go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $62,100 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

Graduates of the master's nursing program at IWU make a median salary of $90,600. This is less than what their typical peers from other schools make. Their median salary is $93,100.


How Much Student Debt Do Nursing Graduates from IWU Have?

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at IWU, nursing students borrow a median amount of $22,917 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.


The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the nursing program at IWU is $238 per month.

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

At IWU, a typical nursing student working on their master's degree borrrows about $51,225 in student loans. This is not favorable since the median amount of student debt for all nursing master's graduates is $41,000.


Those master's students from IWU on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $597 per month.

Nursing Student Diversity at IWU

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

IWU Nursing Bachelor’s Program

For the most recent academic year available, 11% of nursing bachelor's degrees went to men and 89% went to women.

IWU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 83% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Indiana Wesleyan University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 119
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 143

Related Major Annual Graduates
Mental & Social Health Services 51
Allied Health Professions 17
Health/Medical Prep Programs 15
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 8
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 2

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