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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Kentucky

3,661 students earned Practical Nursing degrees in Kentucky in the 2018-2019 year.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Kentucky

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 3,165
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 468
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 468
Associate’s Degree 28

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in KY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 8.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 80.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.2%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in KY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Kentucky

33,850 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. KY

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Kentucky

Practical Nursing grads earn an average of $26,800 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Kentucky that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

602 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,193 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 96%. This public school has an average net price of $4,330. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

509 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,525 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,800 after earning their degree at this institution. 91% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

344 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,699 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 93% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $5,543. In their early career, Jefferson Community and Technical College grads earn an average salary of $23,900.

277 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,093 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,400 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 90%.

262 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,857 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,203.

245 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,542 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

234 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,546 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $4,757. In their early career, Madisonville Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,700.

156 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,482 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,900 a year. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 91% of the teachers are full time.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,315 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $19,100 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 99% of students receive it.

150 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,185 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $5,685.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in KY

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title KY Job Growth KY Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 8% $26,080
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8% $42,140

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

Major Annual Graduates in KY
Nursing 5,348
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,458
Allied Health Services 1,355
Allied Health Professions 1,254
Rehabilitation Professions 483
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 477
Public Health 448
Dental Support Services 398

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