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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Minnesota

In 2018-2019, 2,989 students earned their Practical Nursing degrees in MN.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,924
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,050
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,050
Associate’s Degree 15

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 14.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 62.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 8.3%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Minnesota

48,190 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. MN

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Minnesota

A typical salary for a practical nursing grad in the state is $33,710, compared to a typical salary of $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 28 colleges in Minnesota that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

406 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,421 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. 90% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,000 a year.

292 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,230 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,700 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 41%.

#3

Saint Paul College

Saint Paul
274 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,656 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $26,600 after graduation. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,044. The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1.

262 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,838 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $35,100 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,532. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

192 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,220 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 55%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,100 a year.

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
3,971 Total Students

30% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.18 years to complete their degree at Rasmussen University - Minnesota. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,695 Total Students

43% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Century College - White Bear Lake will pay a net price of $11,071. The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1.

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,433 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. 75% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 45% are considered full time.

#9

Hennepin Technical College

Brooklyn Park
136 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,625 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 51%. A typical student attending Hennepin Technical College will pay a net price of $12,878. 72% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

Inver Hills Community College

Inver Grove Heights
127 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,192 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,900 after graduation. 23 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in MN

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 12% $46,890
Nursing Assistants 6% $33,350

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Nursing 12,128
Health/Medical Admin Services 2,546
Mental & Social Health Services 1,990
Allied Health Services 1,234
Public Health 1,025
Allied Health Professions 872
Dental Support Services 656
Rehabilitation Professions 574

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