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Undergraduate Certificates in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

39,284 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training is offered at 967 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 45% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.5% of licensed practical/vocational nurse training graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Majors

In 2018-2019, 39,284 earned their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. This makes it the 1st most popular undergraduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in licensed practical/vocational nurse training at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 39,284
Basic Certificate 4,790
Associate’s Degree 1,531
Graduate Certificate 1
Bachelor’s Degree 1

Earnings of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Majors With Undergraduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors with their undergraduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. About 89.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 4,028
Women 35,256
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificates in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

The racial-ethnic distribution of licensed practical/vocational nurse training undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,897
Black or African American 8,813
Hispanic or Latino 5,609
White 20,279
International Students 183
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,503
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Undergraduate Certificate Students

There are 967 colleges that offer an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

ECPI University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
671 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

ECPI University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate. Roughly 12,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,584 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,960 per year.

The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at ECPI University awarded 671 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 93% of this group were women, and 70% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Unitek College

Fremont, California
561 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Unitek College. Roughly 3,700 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Unitek College awarded 561 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 82% were women and 83% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

San Mateo, California
545 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. Roughly 1,600 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts awarded 545 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 89% of this group were women, and 79% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Hondros College of Nursing

Westerville, Ohio
537 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hondros College of Nursing comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 2,100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 537 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Hondros College of Nursing. About 93% of this group were women, and 39% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
388 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ivy Tech Community College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 72,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 388 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Ivy Tech Community College. Of these students, 90% were women and 21% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

306 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio. Roughly 1,500 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio awarded 306 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 86% of this group were women, and 63% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

258 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 11,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 258 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from NWTC. About 94% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Erie 1 BOCES

West Seneca, New York
209 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Erie 1 BOCES. Roughly 300 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 209 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Erie 1 BOCES. Of these students, 89% were women and 45% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas
204 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tyler Junior College is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 10,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 204 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Tyler Junior College. About 91% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

198 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Wallace State Community College, Hanceville. Roughly 5,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 198 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Wallace State, Hanceville. Of these students, 86% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

American Career College - Anaheim

Anaheim, California
175 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
90% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is American Career College - Anaheim. Each year, around 1,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at American Career College - Anaheim awarded 175 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 77% were women and 90% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
174 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
83% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is San Jacinto Community College. Roughly 32,100 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 174 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at San Jacinto College. About 87% of this group were women, and 83% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Bevill State Community College

Jasper, Alabama
171 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bevill State Community College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 3,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 171 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Bevill State Community College. Of these students, 85% were women and 18% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown

Moorestown, New Jersey
169 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 169 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Lincoln Tech - Moorestown. Of these students, 88% were women and 70% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

Lincoln, Rhode Island
164 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln. Roughly 600 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln awarded 164 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 91% were women and 61% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights

Madison Heights, Michigan
163 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
89% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights. Roughly 300 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Dorsey Schools, Madison Heights awarded 163 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 89% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

Stratford, Connecticut
161 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 1,900 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 161 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Porter and Chester Institute. Of these students, 90% were women and 57% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Rasmussen College - Minnesota

St. Cloud, Minnesota
153 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Rasmussen College - Minnesota. Each year, around 4,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,360 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 153 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Rasmussen College - Minnesota. Around 31% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

#18

American Career College - Ontario

Ontario, California
153 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
84% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

American Career College - Ontario comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 1,200 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 153 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from American Career College - Ontario. Of these students, 80% were women and 84% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

RGV Careers

Pharr, Texas
153 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
98% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

RGV Careers is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 600 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at RGV Careers awarded 153 undergraduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 81% were women and 98% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to licensed practical/vocational nurse training that offer undergraduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Other Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,690
Nursing Assistants & Aides 1,366

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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