With an overall population of 6,323 and a student population of 2,282, approximately 2,282 of Helena students attend one of Helena's schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Helena, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas. In 2010, Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas graduated approximately 19 students from its LPN program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Helena's LPN schools. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Helena was $2,030 per year, on average.
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 Helena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 12,450 licensed practical nurses in Arkansas, 1,360 were working in the greater Helena area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Helena. 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 Helena is $30,480 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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