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Associate’s Degrees in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

1,531 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training is offered at 96 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 63% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.3% of licensed practical/vocational nurse training graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,531 students earned their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. This makes it the 2nd most popular associate's degree program in the country.

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 39,284
Basic Certificate 4,790
Associate’s Degree 1,531
Graduate Certificate 1
Bachelor’s Degree 1

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

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

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for licensed practical/vocational nurse training students who are associate's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. About 86.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 215
Women 1,316
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

The racial-ethnic distribution of licensed practical/vocational nurse training associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 148
Black or African American 82
Hispanic or Latino 673
White 395
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 228
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's Degree Students

There are 96 colleges that offer an associate’s 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
81% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for licensed practical/vocational nurse training students seekingan associate's degree is Del Mar College. Each year, around 11,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 140 people received their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from DMC. About 81% of this group were women, and 74% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Carrington College, Sacramento

Sacramento, California
98 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
69% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Carrington College, Sacramento comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 1,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Carrington College, Sacramento awarded 98 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 88% were women and 69% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

75 Yearly Graduations
73% Women

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 3,900 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.

The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo awarded 75 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 73% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Bates Technical College

Tacoma, Washington
75 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Bates Technical College. Each year, around 4,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 75 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Bates Technical College. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#5

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

San Mateo, California
69 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 1,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts awarded 69 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 93% were women and 78% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

64 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Metro comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 7,800 attend the school each year. 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's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 94% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 77% were women.

#7

Pacific College

Costa Mesa, California
61 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Pacific College. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 61 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Pacific College. About 92% of this group were women, and 93% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Platt College - Moore

Moore, Oklahoma
60 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Platt College - Moore comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 60 people received their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Platt College - Moore. Of these students, 92% were women and 10% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Pennsylvania College of Technology

Williamsport, Pennsylvania
38 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Pennsylvania College of Technology comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 5,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,670 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,670 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 38 people received their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Penn College. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

37 Yearly Graduations
78% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Guayama. Roughly 1,700 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 37 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Guayama. About 78% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Merced College

Merced, California
35 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Merced College. Roughly 10,900 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 people received their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Merced Community College District. Around 91% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 94% were women.

#12

Riverside City College

Riverside, California
34 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
82% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Riverside City College. Each year, around 21,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 34 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Riverside City College. Of these students, 91% were women and 82% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, Arkansas
34 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Arkansas Tech University comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 12,100 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 2018-2019 academic year, 34 people received their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from ATU. About 94% of this group were women, and 15% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Mission College

Santa Clara, California
33 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Mission College. Each year, around 7,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Mission College. Around 85% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#15

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, California
30 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Long Beach City College is the 15th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 23,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 30 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Long Beach City College. About 93% of this group were women, and 90% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Platt College - Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma
30 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Platt College - Tulsa. Each year, around 200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Platt College - Tulsa awarded 30 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 3% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

28 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 3,900 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla. Around 93% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#17

Allan Hancock College

Santa Maria, California
28 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Allan Hancock College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 11,200 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 28 associate's degrees were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Allan Hancock College. Of these students, 82% were women and 68% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

ATA College

Louisville, Kentucky
28 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their associate's degree is ATA College. Each year, around 300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at ATA College awarded 28 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 96% of this group were women, and 54% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

College of the Redwoods

Eureka, California
27 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

College of the Redwoods comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 4,500 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their associate's degree in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from College of the Redwoods. Around 48% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing Assistants & Aides 109
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 26

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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