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2022 Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the New England Region

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$33,389 Avg Salary
$12,393 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate School for You

In 2019-2020, 86,912 practical nursing and nursing assistants students received a degree or certificate, making the major the #2 most popular in the country.

With all the nursing programs available today, it can be tough to choose which one is the best for you. You're no longer limited to schools in your local area, either, since online programs are becoming more prevalent. Or you may find the programs at a trade school to be a better alternative for you.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Nursing Degree Search has created the Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the New England Region to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 30 schools in the New England Region to see which undergraduate certificate programs offered the best educational experiences for nursing students. Factors related to overall quality of the school, post-graduation earnings, average student debt, and more accumulated were considered when coming up with this list.

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2022 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the New England Region

The colleges and universities below are the best for practical nursing majors pursuing a undergraduate certificate.

Top 10 Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools

Our analysis found Greater Lowell Technical School to be the best school for practical nursing and nursing assistants students who want to pursue a undergraduate certificate in the New England Region . Located in the large suburb of Tyngsboro, Greater Lowell Technical School is a public college with a small student population.

On average, practical nursing graduates from Greater Lowell Technical School take out $14,194 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District. It ranked #2 on our 2022 Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the New England Region list. Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District is a fairly small public school located in the suburb of Upton.

The average amount in student loans that practical nursing majors at Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District take out while working on their Undergraduate Certificate is $11,443.

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A rank of #3 on this year’s list means Diman Regional Technical Institute is a great place for practical nursing and nursing assistants students working on their undergraduate certificate. Diman Regional Technical Institute is a small public school located in the large suburb of Fall River.

On average, practical nursing graduates from Diman Regional Technical Institute take out $14,713 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate.

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Out of the 30 schools in the New England Region that were part of this year’s ranking, Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing landed the # 4 spot on the list. Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing is a fairly small public school located in the large suburb of Billerica.

On average, practical nursing graduates from Shawsheen Valley School of Practical Nursing take out $12,368 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate.

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You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Southeastern Technical Institute. The school came in at #5 on this year’s Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the New England Region list. Southeastern Technical Institute is a small public school located in the rural area of South Easton.

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#6

Monty Tech

Fitchburg, MA

Monty Tech ranked #6 on this year’s Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the New England Region list. Monty Tech is a fairly small public school located in the medium-sized suburb of Fitchburg.

After completing their Undergraduate Certificate, practical nursing graduates from Monty Tech carry an average student debtload of $14,094.

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Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District ranked #7 on this year’s Best Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools in the New England Region list. Located in the rural area of Charlton, Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District is a public college with a small student population.

After completing their Undergraduate Certificate, practical nursing graduates from Southern Worcester County Regional Voc School District carry an average student debtload of $14,766.

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Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for practical nursing and nursing assistants students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #8 on the list. Located in the suburb of Shelton, Lincoln Tech - Shelton is a private for-profit school with a small student population.

Practical Nursing majors at Lincoln Tech - Shelton take out an average of $23,341 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $142.

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With a ranking of #9, Vermont Technical College did quite well on this year’s best schools for practical nursing and nursing assistants students working on their undergraduate certificate. Located in the remote area of Randolph, Vermont Tech is a public school with a small student population.

After completing their Undergraduate Certificate, practical nursing graduates from Vermont Tech carry an average student debtload of $17,006.

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Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for practical nursing and nursing assistants students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Stratford, Porter and Chester Institute is a private for-profit college with a small student population.

Practical Nursing majors at Porter and Chester Institute take out an average of $24,119 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $263.

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Best Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Colleges by State

Explore the best practical nursing and nursing assistants colleges for a specific state in the New England region.

State Degrees Awarded
New Hampshire 166
Vermont 141
Connecticut 805
Maine 0
Rhode Island 184
Massachusetts 694

Practical Nursing Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 45,594
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 36,349
Other Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 4,969

Majors Similar to Practical Nursing

Related Major Annual Graduates
Nursing 313,362

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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