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Nursing at Northwestern College

The Nursing major is part of the health professions program at Northwestern College.

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. We've also included details on how NWC ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in nursing.

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Nursing Degrees Available at NWC

NWC Nursing Rankings

The bachelor's program at NWC was ranked #587 on College Factual's Best Schools for nursing list. It is also ranked #11 in Iowa.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 471
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income Over $110k) 548
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $48-$75k) 570
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $75-$110k) 598
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing 654
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (With Aid) 684
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $30-$48k) 717
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Nursing (Income $0-$30k) 721
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Nursing Graduates 725

Popularity of Nursing at NWC

During the 2020-2021 academic year, Northwestern College handed out 28 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #1653 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 17% over the previous year when 24 degrees were handed out.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from NWC Make?

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at NWC is $59,227. This is less than $62,880, which is the national median of all nursing majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


How Much Student Debt Do Nursing Graduates from NWC Have?

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at NWC, nursing students borrow a median amount of $27,000 in student loans. This is about the same as the median debt load of allnursing bachelor's degree recipients across the nation.


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Nursing Student Diversity at NWC

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

NWC Nursing Bachelor’s Program

Of the 28 nursing students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from NWC, about 4% were men and 96% were women.


The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at NWC are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 89% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 25
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Related Major Annual Graduates
Allied Health Professions 5
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 1

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More about our data sources and methodologies.

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