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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in North Carolina

700 students earned Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training degrees in North Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

A Licensed Practical Nursing major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in North Carolina

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 693
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 693
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 7

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.4%
  • Black or African American: 24.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.0%
  • White: 57.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.3%
  • Other Races: 7.9%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in North Carolina

In this state, there are 18,200 people employed in jobs related to a licensed practical/vocational nurse training degree, compared to 701,690 nationwide.

Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. NC

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, licensed practical/vocational nurse training grads earn an average of $44,610. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,050.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 37 colleges in North Carolina that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,779 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $22,700 after graduation. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 19% of the teachers are full time.

56 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,534 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Graduates earn an average $21,100 after graduation.

#3

Gaston College

Dallas
48 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,362 Total Students

18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,160. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,000 a year.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,190 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 75% of students receive it. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $21,100 a year. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,904.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,941 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Graduates earn an average $22,300 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 27%.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,105 Total Students

In their early career, McDowell Technical Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,562.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,434 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,921. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,017 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,000 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,378 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,277. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,654 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. In their early career, DCCC grads earn an average salary of $23,500.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in NC

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

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 5% $44,830

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing Assistants & Aides 351

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