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932 students earned Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in Arkansas in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Licensed Practical Nursing is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Arkansas

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 898
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 898
Associate’s Degree 34

Gender Distribution

In Arkansas, a licensed practical/vocational nurse training major is more popular with women than with men.

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in AR Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors in Arkansas is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Black or African American: 15.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 74.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.4%
  • Other Races: 3.0%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in AR Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Arkansas

In this state, there are 12,060 people employed in jobs related to a licensed practical/vocational nurse training degree, compared to 701,690 nationwide.

Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AR

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Arkansas

In this state, licensed practical/vocational nurse training grads earn an average of $39,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,050.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Arkansas that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

89 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,269 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. This public school has an average net price of $10,399.

#2

Ozarka College

Melbourne
79 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,170 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,288. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $18,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
616 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Graduates earn an average $47,300 after graduation. An average student at BHCLR will pay a net price of $22,776.

#4

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville
69 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
11,829 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The student loan default rate of 9.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,151 Total Students

In their early career, College of the Ouachitas grads earn an average salary of $23,400. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. A typical student attending College of the Ouachitas will pay a net price of $8,295.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,443 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 93% of students receive it.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,396 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Graduates earn an average $21,300 after graduation. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,836 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,399. Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,317 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 87% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 56%.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,472 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,500 after graduation. 84% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in AR

Some of the careers licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors go into include:

Job Title AR Job Growth AR Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 14% $39,130

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

Major Annual Graduates in AR
Nursing Assistants & Aides 1,145

View all majors related to Licensed Practical Nursing

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