Mar 10, 2022

New RN graduates by degree type, by race/ethnicity

The graph below illustrates the number of graduates from accredited RN nursing programs across the country by race/ethnicity and specifies the degree type, including associate degree in nursing (ADN), bachelor of science in nursing (BSN), and entry-level master’s (ELM). These data expand on Dashboard Indicator 7: Diversity, used to measure the Campaign’s progress toward making diversity in the nursing workforce a priority.

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Enrollment and Graduations in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing (series) for BSN and ELM data; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Completions Survey (series) for ADN data.