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Nursing & Nursing Assistants Schools in Texas

In 2018-2019, 5,177 students earned their Practical Nursing degrees in TX.

As a degree choice, Nursing & Nursing Assistants is the 17th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in Texas

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 3,808
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 3,808
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,229
Associate’s Degree 140

Gender Distribution

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

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 17.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 48.6%
  • White: 27.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.8%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
Nursing & Nursing Assistants Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 159,780 people employed in jobs related to a practical nursing degree, compared to 2,152,650 nationwide.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Nursing & Nursing Assistants Jobs in Texas

In this state, practical nursing grads earn an average of $27,030. Nationwide, they make an average of $29,580.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 69 colleges in Texas that offer practical nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

RGV Careers

Pharr
384 Degrees in Major Awarded
776 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $20,176. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 39% of students receive it.

306 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,756 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 61%.

#3

Vista College

El Paso
283 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,482 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $16,354. 66% of students get financical aid.

252 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
33,054 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $23,600 after earning their degree at this institution. This public school has an average net price of $1,445.

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,323 Total Students

52% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid.

187 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,189 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 27 to 1. In their early career, CBC grads earn an average salary of $24,900. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time.

174 Degrees in Major Awarded
32,452 Total Students

The 5.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. 52% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,500 a year.

#8

Del Mar College

Corpus Christi
143 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,008 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,744. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 69% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

137 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,200 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#10

St Philip's College

San Antonio
133 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,962 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $4,417. The full-time teacher rate is 51%. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Nursing & Nursing Assistants Careers in TX

Some of the careers practical nursing majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Nursing Assistants 20% $25,760
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 19% $46,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Nursing 22,111
Allied Health Services 9,689
Allied Health Professions 6,486
Health/Medical Admin Services 4,371
Dental Support Services 2,284
Health Sciences & Services 2,120
Rehabilitation Professions 1,617
Communication Sciences 1,572

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