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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in Florida

In 2018-2019, 2,299 students earned their Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in FL.

As a degree choice, Licensed Practical Nursing is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Florida

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 2,299
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2,299

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Black or African American: 34.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.1%
  • White: 37.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Florida

47,540 people in the state and 701,690 in the nation are employed in jobs related to licensed practical/vocational nurse training.

Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Florida

In this state, licensed practical/vocational nurse training grads earn an average of $44,400. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,050.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 59 colleges in Florida that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

126 Degrees in Major Awarded
811 Total Students

The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $13,940.

125 Degrees in Major Awarded
9% Graduation Rate
8,808 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,640. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,833 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 43% of students receive it.

#4

Atlantic Technical College

Coconut Creek
80 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,888 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $29,100 after graduation. A typical student attending Atlantic Technical College will pay a net price of $5,364. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
740 Total Students

A typical student attending Lorenzo Walker Technical College will pay a net price of $6,287. 63% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, Lorenzo Walker Technical College grads earn an average salary of $30,900.

72 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,605 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,493. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 69% get financial aid.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
73 Total Students

50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $5,600. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
742 Total Students

A typical student attending Pinellas Technical College -St. Petersburg will pay a net price of $15,972. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. In their early career, Pinellas Technical College -St. Petersburg grads earn an average salary of $27,200.

#8

Pasco-Hernando State College

New Port Richey
68 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,672 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 32 to 1. A typical student attending PHSC will pay a net price of $4,900.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,038 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,531. In their early career, Suncoast Technical College grads earn an average salary of $28,200.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in FL

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

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 19% $44,210

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Nursing Assistants & Aides 1,925
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 152

View all majors related to Licensed Practical Nursing

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