Find Nursing Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Basic Certificate in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Find Schools Near

Basic Certificates in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

4,790 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 92 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 30% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.3% of licensed practical/vocational nurse training graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Majors

In 2018-2019, 4,790 earned their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. This makes it the 2nd most popular basic certificate 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 Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. About 88.6% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 545
Women 4,245
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificates in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

The racial-ethnic distribution of licensed practical/vocational nurse training basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 71
Black or African American 788
Hispanic or Latino 364
White 3,302
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 253
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Basic Certificate Students

There are 92 colleges that offer a basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

561 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for licensed practical/vocational nurse training students seekinga basic certificate is West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Roughly 6,100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 561 basic certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at West Kentucky Community and Technical College. Of these students, 90% were women and 15% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

440 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bluegrass Community and Technical College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 9,500 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Bluegrass Community and Technical College awarded 440 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

302 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Jefferson Community and Technical College is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 11,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 302 people received their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Jefferson Community and Technical College. About 88% of this group were women, and 41% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

277 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Gateway Community and Technical College. Roughly 4,000 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 277 people received their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Gateway. Around 20% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

#5

Somerset Community College

Somerset, Kentucky
239 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Somerset Community College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 5,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 239 people received their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from SCC. Of these students, 88% were women and 5% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

229 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 4,700 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College awarded 229 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 91% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

222 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
5% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Ashland Community and Technical College. Roughly 2,500 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Ashland Community and Technical College awarded 222 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 5% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#8

Madisonville Community College

Madisonville, Kentucky
212 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Madisonville Community College comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 3,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 212 people received their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Madisonville Community College. Of these students, 91% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Rappahannock Community College

Glenns, Virginia
143 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rappahannock Community College comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 3,000 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 143 people received their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from RCC. Of these students, 95% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

140 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Southside Virginia Community College. Roughly 3,400 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 140 basic certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Southside Virginia Community College. Of these students, 96% were women and 61% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

140 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 3,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College awarded 140 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 83% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Hopkinsville Community College

Hopkinsville, Kentucky
135 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hopkinsville Community College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 2,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 135 people received their basic certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Hopkinsville Community College. Around 35% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

134 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Louisiana Technical Community College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 2,600 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Central Louisiana Technical Community College awarded 134 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 83% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

133 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Hazard Community and Technical College. Roughly 3,100 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Hazard Community and Technical College awarded 133 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 80% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

122 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their basic certificate is Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College. Roughly 4,400 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College awarded 122 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 84% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

121 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 6,300 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College awarded 121 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

109 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Maysville Community and Technical College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 4,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Maysville Community and Technical College awarded 109 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 7% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 90% were women.

#18

Louisiana Delta Community College

Monroe, Louisiana
101 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Louisiana Delta Community College comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 3,800 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 101 basic certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at LDCC. Of these students, 98% were women and 53% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

94 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

GateWay Community College - Phoenix comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 5,000 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at GateWay Community College - Phoenix awarded 94 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 71% were women and 62% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

93 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Des Moines Area Community College comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering basic certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 23,400 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Des Moines Area Community College awarded 93 basic certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 80% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing Assistants & Aides 41,345
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 615

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.

Featured Schools

Find Nursing Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited nursing schools across the U.S.