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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Massachusetts

In 2018-2019, 694 students earned their Practical Nursing degrees in MA.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 54th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 680
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 680
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 14

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 29.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.5%
  • White: 53.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 5.5%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Massachusetts

There are 55,320 people in the state and 2,152,650 people in the nation working in practical nursing jobs.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Massachusetts

A typical salary for a practical nursing grad in the state is $33,630, compared to a typical salary of $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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

75 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,263 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,100 a year.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
79 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,156. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $45,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
78 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $51,300 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.70% which is lower than average. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $13,278.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
62 Total Students

The 5.40% student loan default rate is lower than average. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
50 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,463. The 6.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,724 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,385.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
55 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,800 a year. 9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
59 Total Students

20% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $12,445.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
32 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $23,504. 87% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,822 Total Students

A typical student attending Greenfield Community College will pay a net price of $9,349. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in MA

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 10% $32,310
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8% $57,450

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Nursing 6,507
Public Health 1,840
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,602
Rehabilitation Professions 1,444
Allied Health Professions 1,352
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,045
Mental & Social Health Services 1,018
Allied Health Services 888

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