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Nursing at San Diego State University

Nursing is one of the majors in the health professions program at San Diego State University.

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, average starting salaries, and more. In addition, we cover how SDSU ranks in comparison to other schools with nursing programs.

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Nursing Degrees Available at SDSU

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

SDSU Nursing Rankings

The bachelor's program at SDSU was ranked #110 on College Factual's Best Schools for nursing list. It is also ranked #14 in California.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans 81

Popularity of Nursing at SDSU

During the 2018-2019 academic year, San Diego State University handed out 177 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #330 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. Last year, the same number of degrees were handed out.

In 2019, 12 students received their master’s degree in nursing from SDSU. This makes it the #467 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from SDSU Make?

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at SDSU is $85,200. 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.

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How Much Student Debt Do Nursing Graduates from SDSU Have?

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at SDSU, nursing students borrow a median amount of $19,122 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 SDSU is $198 per month.

Nursing Student Diversity at SDSU

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

SDSU Nursing Bachelor’s Program

The nursing program at SDSU awarded 177 bachelor's degrees in 2018-2019. About 17% of these degrees went to men with the other 83% going to women.

SDSU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at San Diego State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 50
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 48
White 54
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 23

SDSU Nursing Master’s Program

Of the 12 students who graduated with a Master’s in nursing from SDSU in 2019, 8% were men and 92% were women.

SDSU Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

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

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at San Diego State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 6
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 3

Majors Similar to Nursing

Related Major Annual Graduates
Public Health 196
Communication Sciences 172
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 98
Health Sciences & Services 77
Allied Health Professions 27

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