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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Missouri

1,068 Practical Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 23rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1,009
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1,009
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 58
Associate’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 17.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.5%
  • White: 73.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.1%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Missouri

There are 53,770 people in the state and 2,152,650 people in the nation working in practical nursing jobs.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Missouri

Practical Nursing grads earn an average of $25,930 in the state and $29,580 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 34 colleges in Missouri that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
164 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.20%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 88% of students receive it.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,221 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,854 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $8,053.

66 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,731 Total Students

27% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $4,723. 91% of students get financical aid.

55 Degrees in Major Awarded
467 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 46% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.40%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $19,500 after earning their degree at this institution.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
32 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $10,682. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 3 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
120 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $24,639. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

#8

Jefferson College

Hillsboro
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,432 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 89% of students receive it. A typical student attending JeffCo will pay a net price of $7,990. Graduates earn an average $25,400 after graduation.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
606 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $24,989. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
247 Total Students

In their early career, Cape Girardeau CTC grads earn an average salary of $31,800. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. The 8.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in MO

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 10% $24,350
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 8% $42,540

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Nursing 6,422
Allied Health Professions 1,489
Health Sciences & Services 1,087
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,086
Rehabilitation Professions 1,071
Allied Health Services 1,046
Public Health 676
Communication Sciences 595

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