Monaca has a total population of 6,286 and a student population of 3,710. Of these students, 2,779 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Monaca's largest LPN school is Community College of Beaver County. In 2010, Community College of Beaver County graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in LPN.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in LPN from LPN schools in Monaca in 2010. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Monaca, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,405.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Monaca, your job prospects are not very good. There were 38,800 licensed practical nurses working in Pennsylvania and 6,100 working in the greater Monaca area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 5% in Monaca. 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 Monaca is $40,390 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.