With an overall population of 23,314 and a student population of 3,867, approximately 3,867 of Austin students attend one of Austin's schools that offer LPN programs.
Riverland Community College is the largest LPN school in Austin, based on student population. In 2010, Riverland Community College graduated approximately 49 students from its LPN program.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Austin in 2010. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Austin was $5,178 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Austin.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Austin, your job prospects are good. There were 20,030 licensed practical nurses working in Minnesota and 1,880 working in the greater Austin area in 2010. The number of licensed practical nurses in Austin is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Austin, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.