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James Madison University

Nursing Practice (51.3818)
Doctor's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Nursing Practice
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: DNP
2010 CIP Code: 511605

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  08/2011
Date of Last Council Action (mm/yyyy)  07/2010
Date Program Placed on Probation:  BCHE
Date Program Closed:  
BCHE - Before Council of Higher Education
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-1927138
2019-20291214
2020-2124119
2021-2228154
2022-23301511

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 8,570




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2018-19808
2019-2013114
2020-21909
2021-22404
2022-2311011
Five Year Summary45146
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years040046037546



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)NaN
2013-14 (8 years)NaN
2016-17 (5 years)NaN
2018-19 (3 years)2282%$112,947$128,265$165,782
2020-21 (18 months)8193%$189,409$226,741$302,711



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2014-15 to 2018-19
2015-16 to 2019-201233.3%$ 15,975$ 28,125$ 44,752$ 67,788
2016-17 to 2020-211840.0%$ 15,374$ 25,368$ 41,768$ 61,284
2017-18 to 2021-221739.5%$ 15,374$ 26,000$ 37,623$ 41,531
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2014-15 to 2018-19
2015-16 to 2019-201233.3%$ 15,975$ 28,125$ 47,005$ 67,788
2016-17 to 2020-211840.0%$ 15,374$ 25,368$ 43,270$ 61,284
2017-18 to 2021-221739.5%$ 15,374$ 26,000$ 37,658$ 41,531


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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