Benton Harbor has a total population of 11,182 and a student population of 4,688. Of these students, 4,688 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Lake Michigan College is the largest LPN school in Benton Harbor, based on student population. In 2010, Lake Michigan College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Benton Harbor's LPN schools. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Benton Harbor was $3,105 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,700 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Benton Harbor, your job prospects are good. There were 19,310 licensed practical nurses working in Michigan and 360 working in the greater Benton Harbor area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Benton Harbor. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Benton Harbor is $37,340 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.