Columbus has a general population of 39,059 and an overall student population of 4,917. Approximately 4,647 of Columbus's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Columbus, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus. In 2010, Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus graduated approximately 54 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Columbus's LPN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,060 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Columbus after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Columbus, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, there were 20,120 licensed practical nurses in Indiana. Of these licensed practical nurses, 240 were working in the greater Columbus area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Columbus is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Columbus, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,290 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.