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1,476 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Licensed Practical Nursing is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 22 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Tennessee

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 1,373
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,373
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 103

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in TN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 23.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.6%
  • White: 69.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 2.9%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in TN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Tennessee

In this state, there are 24,410 people employed in jobs related to a licensed practical/vocational nurse training degree, compared to 701,690 nationwide.

Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. TN

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Tennessee

In this state, licensed practical/vocational nurse training grads earn an average of $40,120. Nationwide, they make an average of $47,050.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in Tennessee that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
847 Total Students

A typical student attending TCAT - Nashville will pay a net price of $8,946. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

121 Degrees in Major Awarded
785 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,474. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
439 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, TCAT - Elizabethton grads earn an average salary of $25,200. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
562 Total Students

A typical student attending TCAT - Jackson will pay a net price of $7,374. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,200 after earning their degree at this institution.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
912 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,400 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,675.

71 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,267 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending TCAT - Livingston will pay a net price of $6,913.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
456 Total Students

In their early career, TCAT - Newbern grads earn an average salary of $22,900. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. 98% of students get financical aid.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
909 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,894. 30 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
552 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,176. In their early career, TCAT - Murfreesboro grads earn an average salary of $28,000. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
302 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $8,019. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in TN

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

Job Title TN Job Growth TN Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 18% $39,530

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

Major Annual Graduates in TN
Nursing Assistants & Aides 127
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 25

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