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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Indiana

In 2018-2019, 1,510 students earned their Practical Nursing degrees in IN.

In terms of popularity, Nursing & Nursing Assistants is the 18th most popular major in the state out of a total 296 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Indiana

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,077
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 433
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 433

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in IN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.2%
  • White: 73.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 7.8%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in IN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Indiana

There are 45,700 people in the state and 2,152,650 people in the nation working in practical nursing jobs.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. IN

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Indiana

Practical Nursing grads earn an average of $27,210 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Indiana that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

1,465 Degrees in Major Awarded
72,006 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, Ivy Tech Community College grads earn an average salary of $26,700. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,955.


Vincennes University

45 Degrees in Major Awarded
19% Graduation Rate
17,481 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in IN

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title IN Job Growth IN Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12% $44,640
Nursing Assistants 11% $26,830

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

Major Annual Graduates in IN
Nursing 8,493
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,187
Allied Health Services 2,571
Allied Health Professions 1,333
Mental & Social Health Services 1,168
Health Sciences & Services 986
Public Health 741
Health/Medical Prep Programs 664

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