With an overall population of 187,035 and a student population of 29,266, approximately 5,578 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer LPN programs.
Durham Technical Community College is the largest LPN school in Durham, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Durham Technical Community College with credentials in LPN.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Durham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,680 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 17,250 licensed practical nurses in North Carolina. Of these licensed practical nurses, 870 were working in the greater Durham area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Durham will increase by 16% 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 Durham is $43,490 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.