Quick fact: Our colleges award large share of nursing degrees
Our colleges awarded 30 percent of all bachelor’s degrees in Minnesota during the 2016-17 academic year. When just looking at nursing degrees, that number is much higher — with our colleges awarding 44 percent of all nursing bachelor’s degrees in Minnesota. What’s more, they also awarded 48 percent of all nursing master’s degrees too.
Source: NCES, IPEDS 2016-17 data
*The Minnesota Private College Council’s 17 member institutions