Harrisburg has a total population of 48,950 and a student population of 24,802. Of these students, 22,529 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Harrisburg's largest LPN school is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. In 2010, Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg graduated approximately 87 students with credentials in LPN.
A reported 87 students graduated with credentials in LPN in Harrisburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,480 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Harrisburg.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Harrisburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 38,800 licensed practical nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these licensed practical nurses, 1,740 were working in the greater Harrisburg area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Harrisburg will increase by 5% 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 Harrisburg is $42,790 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.