Mobile has a total population of 198,915 and a student population of 21,925. Of these students, 3,598 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Mobile, by student population, is Bishop State Community College. In 2010, Bishop State Community College graduated approximately 12 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Mobile's LPN schools. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Mobile, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,700.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,204 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Mobile, your job prospects are good. There were 16,440 licensed practical nurses working in Alabama and 1,210 working in the greater Mobile area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Mobile. 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 Mobile is $32,840 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.