With an overall population of 461,522 and a student population of 66,287, approximately 27,894 of Long Beach students attend one of Long Beach's schools that offer LPN programs.
Long Beach's largest LPN school is Long Beach City College. In 2010, approximately 67 students graduated from the LPN program at Long Beach City College.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Long Beach's LPN schools. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Long Beach, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $800.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Long Beach.
If you plan on staying in Long Beach after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Long Beach, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 licensed practical nurses in California were working in the greater Long Beach area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Long Beach will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Long Beach is $47,780 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.