ERIC Number: ED433732
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Enrollment and Graduations in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing, 1998-1999.
Berlin, Linda E.; Bednash, Geraldine D.; Hosier, Katherine L.
This document presents data on enrollment and graduation rates in U.S. undergraduate and graduate nursing programs in 34 tables. Data are based on a 1998 survey of 531 public and private universities and four-year colleges. Introductory information includes definitions of terms used in the survey, Carnegie classification definitions, and a description of the survey methodology. Highlights of the data are then identified for the following areas: (1) fall 1998 enrollment and graduations; two-year comparisons in enrollment and graduations; (3) five-year trends in enrollment and graduations; (4) nurse practitioner enrollment and graduations; (5) master's programs; (6) master's enrollment and graduations by major area of study; (7) two-year comparisons of master's enrollment and graduations by major area of study; (8) master's nurse practitioner enrollment and graduations by specialty area; (9) post-base registered nurse (certificate) enrollment and completions by specialty area; (10) post-master's nurse practitioner enrollment and completions; (11) employment status of graduates; and (12) fall 1998 applicants not accommodated by generic (entry-level) baccalaureate and master's nurse practitioner programs. Appended are a list of schools with baccalaureate and graduate programs who provided data for the report and a list of entities other than schools of nursing that provided data on nurse practitioners for the report. (DB)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Attainment, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Graduate Study, Graduation, Higher Education, Masters Degrees, National Surveys, Nursing Education, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Undergraduate Study
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC.; National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, Washington, DC.