Stockton has a general population of 243,771 and an overall student population of 29,752. Approximately 20,223 of Stockton's students are enrolled in schools that offer LPN programs.
Stockton's largest LPN school is San Joaquin Delta College. In 2010, San Joaquin Delta College graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 34 students graduated with a LPN certificate from one of Stockton's LPN schools. If you decide to attend a LPN school in Stockton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $624.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for LPN related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Stockton, your job prospects are good. There were 63,300 licensed practical nurses working in California and 1,330 working in the greater Stockton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Stockton 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 Stockton is $51,550 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.