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LPN Schools in Bakersfield, California

LPN Schools in Bakersfield, CA

Bakersfield, California has 2 LPN schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in LPN. With an overall population of 247,057 and a student population of 28,462, approximately 19,139 of Bakersfield students attend one of Bakersfield's schools that offer LPN programs.

Of the 2 LPN schools in Bakersfield, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Santa Barbara Business College. In 2010, Santa Barbara Business College graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in LPN.

In 2010, 87 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Bakersfield's LPN schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $662 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for LPN related books and supplies each year.

LPN Salaries and Career Outlook in Bakersfield

If you plan on staying in Bakersfield after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Bakersfield, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 63,300 licensed practical nurses in California, 1,010 were working in the greater Bakersfield area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Bakersfield will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a licensed practical nurse in Bakersfield is $48,430 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • LPN Degree in Bakersfield
  • Associates Degree in LPN
  • LPN Classes
  • LPN Courses
  • LPN Training

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Current Listings

  1. 1Bakersfield CollegeBakersfield College

    1801 Panorama Dr, Bakersfield, California 93305-1299

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Santa Barbara Business CollegeSanta Barbara Business College

    5300 California Avenue, Bakersfield, California 93309

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree