With an overall population of 41,155 and a student population of 10,286, approximately 10,193 of Palm Desert students attend one of Palm Desert's schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Palm Desert, the largest LPN school, by student population, is College of the Desert. In 2010, College of the Desert graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a LPN degree in Palm Desert. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Palm Desert was $762 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Palm Desert, your job prospects are good. There were 63,300 licensed practical nurses working in California and 5,980 working in the greater Palm Desert area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Palm Desert is expected to 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 Palm Desert is $44,220 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.