With an overall population of 41,464 and a student population of 8,315, approximately 8,087 of Gilroy students attend one of Gilroy's schools that offer LPN programs.
Gavilan College is the largest LPN school in Gilroy, based on student population. In 2010, Gavilan College graduated approximately 42 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 42 students graduated with a LPN degree from one of Gilroy's LPN schools. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Gilroy, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $677.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gilroy, your job prospects are good. There were 63,300 licensed practical nurses working in California and 1,940 working in the greater Gilroy area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Gilroy is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Gilroy is $58,090 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.