Indiana Nursing License

Important Note: Nursing licensure and practice requirements are subject to change. Nursing License Map makes its best effort to keep content accurate; however, the official source is the State Board of Nursing. Make sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Indiana State Board of Nursingbefore applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 9/6/2013

Indiana Nursing Salary Average

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse
$23,740$37,920$57,910 >$80,000*
*The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Indiana can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Indiana nursing salary.

Indiana Nursing Scholarships

Below, find opportunities for nursing scholarships in Indiana. Click on the nursing scholarship’s name to learn more. For additional nursing financial aid options take a look at our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Nursing Scholarships in IndianaScholarship Amount

Indiana Nursing Scholarship Fund$5000
Must be an Indiana resident and US citizen. Must agree, in writing, to work in an Indiana health care setting for at least 2 years following graduation. Minimum 2.0 GPA.

Learn about more financial aid options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Is Indiana a Nursing Licensure Compact State?No

Nursing License

There are many paths to become a nurse in Indiana. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Indiana, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Indiana nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Indiana, please let us know!


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Indiana Nursing Licensure Renewal

Nursing licenses expire October 31 of odd-numbered years. Cost to renew is $100. There are no continuing education requirements for registered nurses (R.N.’s); however, Advanced Practice Nurses (APNs) must meet criteria for their specialty. APNs are responsible for meeting the renewal requirements of their nationally certifying body as well.