With an overall population of 27,912 and a student population of 5,796, approximately 5,722 of Dalton students attend one of Dalton's schools that offer LPN programs.
Dalton's largest LPN school is Dalton State College. In 2010, Dalton State College graduated approximately 0 students from its LPN program.
If you decide to attend one of Dalton's LPN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,740 per year in instate tuition and $18,222 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,600 for LPN related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,440 per year, on average, for room and board at Dalton-based LPN schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,000.
If you plan on staying in Dalton after graduating from LPN school, you should know that job prospects for licensed practical nurses in Dalton, which is the most popular LPN profession, are good. In 2010, of the 26,030 licensed practical nurses in Georgia, 350 were working in the greater Dalton area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Dalton will increase by 20% 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 Dalton is $35,530 per year, which is higher than the average for licensed practical nurses state-wide.
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