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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Colorado

In 2018-2019, 2,226 students earned their Practical Nursing degrees in CO.

As a degree choice, Nursing & Nursing Assistants is the 7th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Colorado

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,923
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 303
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 303

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in CO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 5.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 30.8%
  • White: 49.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 8.8%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in CO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Colorado

There are 26,620 people in the state and 2,152,650 people in the nation working in practical nursing jobs.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. CO

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Colorado

Practical Nursing grads earn an average of $32,610 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 22 colleges in Colorado that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

261 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,880 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 99%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,400 a year. This public school has an average net price of $9,713.

257 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,544 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. 21% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Arapahoe Community College grads earn an average salary of $32,900.

208 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,250 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,098. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 84% of students receive it.

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,887 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. A typical student attending CCD will pay a net price of $6,866.

188 Degrees in Major Awarded
841 Total Students

82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private school has an average net price of $19,370. The full-time teacher rate is 51%.

149 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,384 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $9,162. 44% of students get financical aid.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,197 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,677.

#8

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction
116 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
9,492 Total Students

The average student takes 4.76 years to complete their degree at Colorado Mesa. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,840. 93% of students get financical aid.

#9

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs
109 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,688 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,690.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
778 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 72%. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in CO

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title CO Job Growth CO Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 30% $32,000
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 22% $51,550

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

Major Annual Graduates in CO
Nursing 5,709
Allied Health Services 2,253
Allied Health Professions 1,999
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,582
Dental Support Services 661
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 440
Public Health 397
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 226

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