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Undergraduate Certificates in Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

40,018 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 967 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 46% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 0.4% of licensed practical/vocational nurse training graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Majors

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 40,018 students 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 40,018
Basic Certificate 4,208
Associate Degree 1,368

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

The data on debt ranges for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who have their undergraduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. About 90.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 3,885
Women 36,133
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The racial-ethnic distribution of licensed practical/vocational nurse training undergraduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,849
Black or African American 9,241
Hispanic or Latino 5,912
White 20,029
International Students 178
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,809
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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
95% Women
68% 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. Each year, around 14,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 671 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from ECPI University. About 95% of this group were women, and 68% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

Unitek College

Fremont, California
561 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
54% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Unitek College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 3,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 561 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Unitek College. About 85% of this group were women, and 54% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

San Mateo, California
545 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 2,400 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 545 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts. Of these students, 87% were women and 79% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Hondros College of Nursing

Westerville, Ohio
537 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hondros College of Nursing is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 2,100 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Hondros College of Nursing awarded 537 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 92% were women and 37% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
388 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Ivy Tech Community College. Roughly 63,800 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 388 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Ivy Tech Community College. Of these students, 92% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

306 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
62% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 2,500 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 306 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Galen College of Nursing - San Antonio. About 88% of this group were women, and 62% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

258 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors who are seeking their undergraduate certificate is Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Roughly 10,700 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 258 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at NWTC. About 92% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Erie 1 BOCES

West Seneca, New York
209 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Erie 1 BOCES is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Erie 1 BOCES awarded 209 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. About 93% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Tyler Junior College

Tyler, Texas
204 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
50% 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. Roughly 11,700 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Tyler Junior College awarded 204 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. About 90% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

198 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wallace State Community College, Hanceville is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 4,700 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 198 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Wallace State, Hanceville. About 88% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

American Career College - Anaheim

Anaheim, California
175 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

American Career College - Anaheim comes in at #11 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. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at American Career College - Anaheim awarded 175 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 84% were women and 85% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
174 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Jacinto Community College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 31,100 attend the school each year. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at San Jacinto Community College awarded 174 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. About 89% of this group were women, and 75% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Bevill State Community College

Jasper, Alabama
171 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Bevill State Community College comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 3,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 171 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Bevill State Community College. Of these students, 93% were women and 31% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown

Moorestown, New Jersey
169 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
62% 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 700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 169 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Lincoln Tech - Moorestown. About 92% of this group were women, and 62% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln

Lincoln, Rhode Island
164 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lincoln Technical Institute - Lincoln comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Each year, around 800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 164 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Lincoln Tech - Lincoln. Of these students, 88% were women and 68% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Dorsey College, Madison Heights

Madison Heights, Michigan
163 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
93% 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 College, Madison Heights. Each year, around 400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The licensed practical/vocational nurse training program at Dorsey College, Madison Heights awarded 163 undergraduate certificates during the 2019-2020 school year. Of these students, 97% were women and 93% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford

Stratford, Connecticut
161 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
67% 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 1,800 attend the school each year. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 161 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from Porter and Chester Institute. Around 67% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 96% were women.

#18

Rasmussen University - Minnesota

St. Cloud, Minnesota
153 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
36% 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 University - Minnesota. Each year, around 3,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,189 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,703 per year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 153 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at Rasmussen University - Minnesota. Of these students, 88% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

American Career College - Ontario

Ontario, California
153 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
90% 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. Each year, around 1,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2019-2020 academic year, 153 people received their undergraduate certificate in licensed practical/vocational nurse training from American Career College - Ontario. Of these students, 84% were women and 90% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

RGV Careers

Pharr, Texas
153 Yearly Graduations
86% Women

RGV Careers comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering undergraduate certificates in licensed practical/vocational nurse training. Roughly 600 attend the school each year. For the 2019-2020 academic year, 153 undergraduate certificates were handed out to licensed practical/vocational nurse training majors at RGV Careers. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

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 4,179
Nursing Assistants & Aides 1,244

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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