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Associate Degrees in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

1,368 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 96 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer an associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 67% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.4% of licensed practical/vocational nurse training graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Majors

In 2019-2020, 1,368 associate degrees were awarded to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors. This earns it the #2 spot on the list of the most popular associate degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in licensed practical/vocational nurse training at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 40,018
Basic Certificate 4,208
Associate Degree 1,368

Earnings of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Majors With Associate Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors with their associate degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who have their associate degree is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. About 87.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 171
Women 1,197
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The racial-ethnic distribution of licensed practical/vocational nurse training associate degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 141
Black or African American 100
Hispanic or Latino 621
White 397
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 103
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There are 96 colleges that offer an associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi, Texas
140 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
65% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for licensed practical/vocational nurse training students seekingan associate degree is Del Mar College. Each year, around 10,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Del Mar College awarded 140 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 82% were women and 65% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Carrington College, Sacramento

Sacramento, California
98 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Carrington College, Sacramento. Roughly 1,700 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Carrington College, Sacramento awarded 98 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 92% were women and 67% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

75 Yearly Graduations
86% Women

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 3,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,560 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,440 per year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 75 associate degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo. Of these students, 86% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Bates Technical College

Tacoma, Washington
75 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Bates Technical College. Roughly 3,300 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 75 people received their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Bates Technical College. Of these students, 92% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

San Mateo, California
69 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 2,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 69 associate degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. About 87% of this group were women, and 72% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

64 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Metro. Each year, around 6,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,840 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,870 per year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Metro awarded 64 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Around 90% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 73% were women.

#7

Pacific College

Costa Mesa, California
61 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Pacific College. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Pacific College awarded 61 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. About 92% of this group were women, and 88% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
38 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Pennsylvania College of Technology. Roughly 4,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,120 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 38 people received their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Penn College. Of these students, 90% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

37 Yearly Graduations
79% Women

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Guayama comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 1,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,560 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,870 per year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 37 associate degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Guayama. Of these students, 79% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Merced College

Merced, California
35 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Merced College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 10,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 35 associate degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Merced Community College District. About 96% of this group were women, and 89% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Riverside City College

Riverside, California
34 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
92% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Riverside City College. Each year, around 20,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Riverside City College awarded 34 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Around 92% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

#12

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, Arkansas
34 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Arkansas Tech University. Each year, around 10,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,568 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,256 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 34 people received their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from ATU. About 89% of this group were women, and 14% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Mission College

Santa Clara, California
33 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is Mission College. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 33 people received their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Mission College. About 100% of this group were women, and 75% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, California
30 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Long Beach City College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 23,100 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Long Beach City College awarded 30 associate degrees during the 2019-2020 school year. Around 96% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 92% were women.

28 Yearly Graduations
76% Women

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 3,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,560 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,870 per year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 28 people received their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla. Of these students, 76% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria, California
28 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Allan Hancock College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 10,200 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 28 associate degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Allan Hancock College. Around 71% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#17

ATA College

Louisville, Kentucky
28 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

ATA College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 28 people received their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from ATA College. Of these students, 94% were women and 63% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

College of the Redwoods

Eureka, California
27 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate degree is College of the Redwoods. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 27 people received their associate degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from College of the Redwoods. About 100% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to licensed practical/vocational nurse training that offer associate degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 197
Nursing Assistants & Aides 128

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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