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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in Iowa

847 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Iowa

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 750
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 750
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 97

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in IA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 7.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.5%
  • White: 75.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in IA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Iowa

There are 5,940 people in the state and 701,690 people in the nation working in licensed practical/vocational nurse training jobs.

Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. IA

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Iowa

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training grads earn an average of $42,820 in the state and $47,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Iowa that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

140 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,788 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $29,500 after graduation. A typical student attending Kirkwood Community College will pay a net price of $10,271.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,408 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,405. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 33%.

117 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,976 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 34%. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,977 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 93% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,995.

93 Degrees in Major Awarded
23,258 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 72% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,478 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. In their early career, Southeastern Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,700. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,777 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,000 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.60%. 25% of the teachers are full time.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,581 Total Students

39% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,237 Total Students

A typical student attending Iowa Central Community College will pay a net price of $9,469. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,612 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 29%.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in IA

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

Job Title IA Job Growth IA Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8% $43,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in IA
Nursing Assistants & Aides 727

View all majors related to Licensed Practical Nursing

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