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Licensed Practical Nursing Schools in Texas

3,520 Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Licensed Practical Nursing is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 19 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in Texas

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 3,249
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3,249
Associate’s Degree 140
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 131

Gender Distribution

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

Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 16.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 42.3%
  • White: 34.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Licensed Practical Nursing Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Licensed Practical Nursing Grads in Texas

72,030 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. TX

Wages for Licensed Practical Nursing Jobs in Texas

A typical salary for a licensed practical/vocational nurse training grad in the state is $46,990, compared to a typical salary of $47,050 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 59 colleges in Texas that offer licensed practical/vocational nurse training degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

306 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,510 Total Students

92% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 61%. The student loan default rate of 8.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,106 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,700 a year. 79% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
32,137 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 52% of students receive it. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,684. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#4

RGV Careers

Pharr
153 Degrees in Major Awarded
626 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. 39% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $20,176.

#5

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi
143 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,867 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,600 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,744.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
31,949 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $1,445. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $23,600 a year. 60% of the teachers are full time.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,350 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 41%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

128 Degrees in Major Awarded
28,819 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 49% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#9

Vernon College

Vernon
119 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,054 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 51%. This public school has an average net price of $5,886. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

#10

St Philip's College

San Antonio
115 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,590 Total Students

In their early career, St Philip's College grads earn an average salary of $26,600. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

Licensed Practical Nursing Careers in TX

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

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 19% $46,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Nursing Assistants & Aides 1,172
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 485

View all majors related to Licensed Practical Nursing

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