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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Illinois

In 2018-2019, 7,332 students earned their Practical Nursing degrees in IL.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 4th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Illinois

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 6,082
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,250
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,250

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in IL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.4%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.6%
  • White: 57.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in IL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Illinois

81,480 people in the state and 2,152,650 in the nation are employed in jobs related to practical nursing.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. IL

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Illinois

A typical salary for a practical nursing grad in the state is $28,810, compared to a typical salary of $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 55 colleges in Illinois that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

698 Degrees in Major Awarded
13,530 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 54% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Graduates earn an average $31,000 after graduation.

448 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,104 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,700 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.

#3

College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn
380 Degrees in Major Awarded
24,900 Total Students

57% of students get financical aid. In their early career, COD grads earn an average salary of $29,500. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

363 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,193 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,800 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 24%. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#5

John A Logan College

Carterville
316 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,040 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. In their early career, John A Logan College grads earn an average salary of $21,500. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 29% are considered full time.

310 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,726 Total Students

50% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,688. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

283 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,565 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 42%. Of all the students who attend this school, 68% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

251 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,063 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 61% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

#9

Kaskaskia College

Centralia
242 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,164 Total Students

41% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $6,490. 76% of students get financical aid.

#10

McHenry County College

Crystal Lake
235 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,031 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,000 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. 43% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in IL

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title IL Job Growth IL Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 5% $27,860
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2% $50,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in IL
Nursing 20,702
Allied Health Services 3,404
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,310
Allied Health Professions 3,304
Public Health 1,360
Medicine 1,071
Communication Sciences 921
Rehabilitation Professions 911

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