With an overall population of 7,811 and a student population of 2,037, approximately 2,037 of Newport students attend one of Newport's schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Newport, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Arkansas State University-Newport. Approximately 75 students graduated in 2010 from Arkansas State University-Newport with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Newport. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in Newport was $1,920 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,150 for LPN related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 licensed practical nurses in Arkansas were working in the greater Newport area. The number of licensed practical nurses in Newport is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. 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 Newport is $30,480 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.