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Nursing & Nursing Assistants in Arizona

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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Arizona

1,645 Practical Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Nursing & Nursing Assistants is the 20th most popular major in the state out of a total 300 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Arizona

Practical Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,305
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 291
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 291
Associate’s Degree 49

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a practical nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of practical nursing majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.0%
  • Black or African American: 8.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 39.9%
  • White: 37.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Arizona

There are 21,560 people in the state and 2,152,650 people in the nation working in practical nursing jobs.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a practical nursing grad in the state is $31,450, compared to a typical salary of $29,580 nationwide.

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There are 25 colleges in Arizona that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

215 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,081 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,131.

#2

Yavapai College

Prescott
156 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,314 Total Students

In their early career, Yavapai College grads earn an average salary of $25,400. 53% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 27%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,817. 70% of students get financical aid.

147 Degrees in Major Awarded
708 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%. An average student at PMI Mesa will pay a net price of $21,738. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
74 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $8,650. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. 53% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

131 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,670 Total Students

A typical student attending Cochise College will pay a net price of $6,313. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.80%.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
340 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.00%. 25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $26,700 after graduation.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,040 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,700 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,985. Of all the students who attend this school, 49% get financial aid.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,942 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 77% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,719 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 63% get financial aid. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending Coconino Community College will pay a net price of $12,128.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in AZ

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 35% $30,540
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 32% $53,980

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to practical nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Nursing 11,806
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,927
Allied Health Services 3,180
Allied Health Professions 2,789
Mental & Social Health Services 1,876
Public Health 1,108
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 961
Dental Support Services 819

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