Dobson has a total population of 1,457 and a student population of 3,599. Of these students, 3,599 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Dobson, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Surry Community College. In 2010, Surry Community College graduated approximately 23 students with credentials in LPN.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Dobson in 2010. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Dobson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,703.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Dobson.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Dobson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 licensed practical nurses in North Carolina were working in the greater Dobson area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Dobson is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Dobson, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,350 per year. This is lower than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.