Topics: Diversity, Education and Training, Nursing, Staffing
Research Center: University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies
Increasing nursing workforce diversity is essential to quality health care. Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) programs are a primary path to becoming a registered nurse and an important source of nursing diversity. While public institutions contribute the highest total number of diverse ADN graduates, private for-profit institutions have the highest percentage of non-white graduates.
This article provides details on ADN graduates by race/ethnicity and how these findings correlate to financial aid between 2012 and 2018.