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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in New Jersey

818 students earned Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in New Jersey in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in New Jersey

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 818
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 818

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in NJ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 43.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 17.4%
  • White: 21.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 13.9%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in NJ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in New Jersey

There are 17,490 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. NJ

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in New Jersey

A typical salary for a licensed practical/vocational nurse training grad in the state is $56,290, compared to a typical salary of $47,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
579 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,476. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

123 Degrees in Major Awarded
459 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private institution charges an average net price of $23,158.

115 Degrees in Major Awarded
489 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
26% Graduation Rate
3,468 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. An average student at Berkeley College - Woodland Park will pay a net price of $16,276. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
369 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,829. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 3 to 1. 67% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,412 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $3,500. In their early career, Union County College grads earn an average salary of $25,200. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 69% of students receive it.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
376 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 8.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. 42% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Salem Community College

Carneys Point
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
879 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,828. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 78% of students receive it.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
54 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,600 a year.

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
151 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. An average student at Holy Name Medical Center School of Nursing will pay a net price of $36,540. Of all the students who attend this school, 75% get financial aid.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in NJ

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

Job Title NJ Job Growth NJ Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12% $56,750

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

Major Annual Graduates in NJ
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 656
Nursing Assistants & Aides 216

View all majors related to Licensed Practical Nursing

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