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Nursing at Luna Community College

If you are interested in studying nursing, you may want to check out the program at Luna Community College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Luna Community College is located in Las Vegas, New Mexico and approximately 1,043 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

Luna Community College Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Luna Community College Nursing Rankings

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Nursing Student Demographics at Luna Community College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Luna Community College.

Luna Community College Nursing Associate’s Program

68% Women
79% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 32% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 68% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in nursing only graduates about 13% men each year. The program at Luna Community College may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 18% more women than average.

Luna Community College Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

Luna Community College does a better job with serving racial-ethnic minorities than the typical school does. Its associate's program in nursing graduates 46% more racial-ethnic minorities than the nationwide average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Luna Community College with a associate's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Luna Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 4
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NM, the home state for Luna Community College.

Occupation Jobs in NM Average Salary in NM
Registered Nurses 16,730 $71,730
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,640 $122,650
Nurse Practitioners 980 $109,810
Nurse Midwives 110 $97,930
Nursing Instructors and Professors 80 $64,660


*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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