Scranton has a total population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,322. Of these students, 79 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Scranton, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Scranton's LPN schools. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Scranton was $9,525 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $690 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Scranton.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Scranton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 38,800 licensed practical nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these licensed practical nurses, 2,210 were working in the greater Scranton area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 5% in Scranton. 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 Scranton is $38,410 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.