Boston has a general population of 589,141 and an overall student population of 123,971. Approximately 2,749 of Boston's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Boston, by student population, is Roxbury Community College. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Roxbury Community College with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Boston. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Boston, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,222.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Boston.
If you plan on staying in Boston after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Boston, which is the most popular LPN profession, are average. In 2010, there were 17,050 licensed practical nurses in Massachusetts. Of these licensed practical nurses, 7,460 were working in the greater Boston area. Boston's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Boston is $48,710 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.