Atlanta has a total population of 416,474 and a student population of 96,280. Of these students, 4,740 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Atlanta, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Atlanta Technical College. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Atlanta Technical College with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Atlanta. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Atlanta, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,046.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Atlanta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 26,030 licensed practical nurses in Georgia. Of these licensed practical nurses, 10,100 were working in the greater Atlanta area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Atlanta. 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 Atlanta is $37,870 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.