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Since 1978, AACN's Institutional Data Systems and Research Center (IDS) has been the center of the Association's authoritative national databank. AACN’s Research Center is the primary resource for data on baccalaureate and graduate nursing education programs for federal and state agencies, foundations, media, and individual nursing programs

2016 Employment of New Nurse Graduates and Employer Preferences for Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses

View previous years: 20152014201320122011, and 2010

View 2016 Faculty Vacancy Survey Results

See the results of AACN's 2015 survey, 2014 survey, 2013 survey, 2012 survey, 2011 survey, 2010 survey, 2009 survey, and 2008 survey.

2016-2017 Data Reports Now Available

AACN's 2016-2017 data reports on enrollments and graduations, salaries of deans, and salaries of faculty in baccalaureate and graduate schools of nursing is available.

10 Years of Race/Ethnicity Data Available Online

Race/ethnicity data from AACN's 2015 annual survey on enrollment and graduation in baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing is now available.