Ridgecrest has a total population of 24,927 and a student population of 6,342. Of these students, 6,342 are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Of the 1 LPN schools in Ridgecrest, the largest LPN school, by student population, is Cerro Coso Community College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the LPN program at Cerro Coso Community College.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Ridgecrest. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Ridgecrest, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $624.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,460 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ridgecrest, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 62 licensed practical nurses in California were working in the greater Ridgecrest area. Ridgecrest's licensed practical nurse workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Ridgecrest is $48,430 per year, which is lower than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
3000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555-9571
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