With an overall population of 1,248 and a student population of 2,865, approximately 2,865 of Clarkesville students attend one of Clarkesville's schools that offer LPN programs.
The largest LPN school in Clarkesville, by student population, is North Georgia Technical College. Approximately 49 students graduated in 2010 from North Georgia Technical College with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 49 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Clarkesville. Tuition in 2009 at Clarkesville's LPN schools was $9,971 per year for instate students and $11,771 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $958 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,718.
Many LPN graduates choose to work as licensed practical nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Clarkesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 licensed practical nurses in Georgia were working in the greater Clarkesville area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Clarkesville will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for licensed practical nurses.
As a licensed practical nurse in Clarkesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,400 per year. This is higher than the average salary for licensed practical nurses in the state.