Las Vegas has a general population of 478,434 and an overall student population of 76,598. Approximately 42,108 of Las Vegas's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Las Vegas, by student population, is College of Southern Nevada and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. In 2010, College of Southern Nevada graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Las Vegas was $2,010 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Las Vegas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 2,150 licensed practical nurses in Nevada. Of these licensed practical nurses, 1,370 were working in the greater Las Vegas area. Las Vegas's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 15% 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 Las Vegas is $51,540 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.