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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in Louisiana

1,399 students earned Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in Louisiana in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Licensed Practical Nursing is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 14 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Louisiana

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 952
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 952
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 447

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in LA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 44.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.1%
  • White: 48.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in LA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Louisiana

19,450 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. LA

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Louisiana

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training grads earn an average of $39,480 in the state and $47,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 17 colleges in Louisiana that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

278 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,527 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 59%. A typical student attending Central Louisiana Technical Community College will pay a net price of $8,920. 70% of students get financical aid.

219 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,522 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 57% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $10,407. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

178 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,108 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 52% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,674 Total Students

27 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 60% are considered full time. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,698 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,058 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,700 a year. 53% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
270 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. An average student at Delta College of Arts & Technology will pay a net price of $20,646.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,140 Total Students

46% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $25,300 after graduation. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
160 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,113. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $23,900 after graduation.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,304 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,400 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. 86% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in LA

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

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 3% $38,810

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

Major Annual Graduates in LA
Nursing Assistants & Aides 627
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 27

View all majors related to Licensed Practical Nursing

View Nationwide Licensed Practical Nursing Report

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