San Luis Obispo has a general population of 44,174 and an overall student population of 31,858. Approximately 12,025 of San Luis Obispo's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Cuesta College is the largest LPN school in San Luis Obispo, based on student population. In 2010, Cuesta College graduated approximately 25 students from its LPN program.
A reported 25 students graduated with credentials in LPN in San Luis Obispo in 2010. In 2009 tuition at LPN schools in San Luis Obispo was $860 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in San Luis Obispo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 63,300 licensed practical nurses in California, 330 were working in the greater San Luis Obispo area. By the year 2018, the number of licensed practical nurses is expected to increase by 21% in San Luis Obispo. 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 San Luis Obispo is $50,740 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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