Mena has a general population of 5,637 and an overall student population of 1,111. Approximately 1,111 of Mena's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Mena, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Rich Mountain Community College. Approximately 25 students graduated in 2010 from Rich Mountain Community College with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Mena. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Mena was $1,400 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a LPN program in Mena.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mena, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,450 licensed practical nurses in Arkansas. Of these licensed practical nurses, 1,000 were working in the greater Mena area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Mena. 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 Mena is $32,490 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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