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Nursing at Luzerne County Community College

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

Luzerne County Community College is located in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania and approximately 4,920 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.

Luzerne County Community College Nursing Degrees Available

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

Luzerne County Community College Nursing Rankings

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Nursing Student Demographics at Luzerne County Community College

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

Luzerne County Community College Nursing Associate’s Program

92% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 8% of nursing associate's degrees went to men and 92% went to women.

Luzerne County Community College Gender Breakdown of Nursing Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in nursing at Luzerne County Community College are white. Around 85% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Luzerne County Community College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 78
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

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 PA, the home state for Luzerne County Community College.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Registered Nurses 148,520 $70,390
Medical and Health Services Managers 16,410 $97,310
Nurse Practitioners 7,280 $98,250
Nursing Instructors and Professors 4,010 $78,810
Nurse Anesthetists 1,700 $171,250

References

*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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