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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 1,234 students earned their Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in IL.

In terms of popularity, Licensed Practical Nursing is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Illinois

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 1,234
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,234

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 17.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.0%
  • White: 66.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 2.5%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Illinois

20,340 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. IL

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a licensed practical/vocational nurse training grad in the state is $51,080, compared to a typical salary of $47,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 42 colleges in Illinois that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,726 Total Students

In their early career, Joliet Junior College grads earn an average salary of $25,800. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 50% get financial aid.

#2

John A Logan College

Carterville
131 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,040 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,500 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
123 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. In their early career, CASPN grads earn an average salary of $36,900. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
112 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,900 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,500 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 22%. Of all the students who attend this school, 57% get financial aid.

78 Degrees in Major Awarded
170 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The student to faculty ratio is 35 to 1.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
84 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year. This public school has an average net price of $18,095. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

59 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,112 Total Students

99% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,456.

#8

Ambria College of Nursing

Hoffman Estates
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
234 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 36%. The student loan default rate of 4.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,620 Total Students

A typical student attending DACC will pay a net price of $6,061. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 53% of the teachers are full time.

#10

Lake Land College

Mattoon
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,583 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,200 a year. A typical student attending Lake Land College will pay a net price of $4,809. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,125 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,415. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in IL

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

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2% $50,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing Assistants & Aides 6,082
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 16

View all majors related to Licensed Practical Nursing

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