Trenton has a total population of 6,216 and a student population of 1,802. Of these students, 1,802 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Trenton, the largest LPN school, by student population, is North Central Missouri College. In 2010, North Central Missouri College graduated approximately 73 students with credentials in LPN.
A total of 73 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Trenton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Trenton's LPN schools was $12,934 per year for instate students and $14,074 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for LPN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Trenton-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $5,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,998.
If you plan on staying in Trenton after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Trenton, which is the most popular LPN profession, are average. In 2010, there were 18,320 licensed practical nurses in Missouri. Of these licensed practical nurses, 1,140 were working in the greater Trenton area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Trenton is expected to increase by 11% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Trenton is $31,760 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.