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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in North Carolina

1,051 students earned Practical Nursing degrees in North Carolina in the 2018-2019 year.

A Nursing & Nursing Assistants major is the 31st most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in North Carolina

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 714
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 714
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 337

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in NC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.1%
  • Black or African American: 27.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 53.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 7.2%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in NC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in North Carolina

81,210 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. NC

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in North Carolina

In this state, practical nursing grads earn an average of $25,570. Nationwide, they make an average of $29,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 47 colleges in North Carolina that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,654 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $23,500 after graduation. This public school has an average net price of $6,397. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,534 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

65 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,779 Total Students

19% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending Forsyth Tech will pay a net price of $4,980. 77% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
627 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $20,800 after graduation. 54% of students get financical aid.

#5

Gaston College

Dallas
49 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,362 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
628 Total Students

59% of students get financical aid. This private school has an average net price of $22,627. The full-time teacher rate is 36%.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,355 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,809. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,555 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $20,200 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $4,439.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,941 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it. In their early career, ICC grads earn an average salary of $22,300.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,190 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $21,100 after earning their degree at this institution. 75% of students get financical aid. A typical student attending Central Carolina Community College will pay a net price of $4,904.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in NC

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title NC Job Growth NC Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 8% $25,260
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 5% $44,830

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

Major Annual Graduates in NC
Nursing 7,453
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,046
Allied Health Professions 2,305
Allied Health Services 1,989
Public Health 1,178
Mental & Social Health Services 1,036
Rehabilitation Professions 827
Dental Support Services 657

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