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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 550 students earned their Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in MA.

A Licensed Practical Nursing major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Massachusetts

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 550
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 550

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Black or African American: 27.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.6%
  • White: 54.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Massachusetts

16,220 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. MA

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Massachusetts

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training grads earn an average of $58,990 in the state and $47,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Massachusetts that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 25%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,915.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
79 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,156. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
62 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. A typical student attending Diman Regional Technical Institute will pay a net price of $19,349. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
50 Total Students

The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,463.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,724 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,385.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
55 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1. A typical student attending Blue Hills Regional Technical School will pay a net price of $35,881.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
32 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $23,504. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,822 Total Students

A typical student attending Greenfield Community College will pay a net price of $9,349. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,696 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 45%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year.

#9

Monty Tech

Fitchburg
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
39 Total Students

5 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $10,590. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in MA

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

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8% $57,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 130
Nursing Assistants & Aides 14

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