With an overall population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169, approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls students attend one of Twin Falls's schools that offer LPN programs.
Twin Falls's largest LPN school is College of Southern Idaho. Approximately 47 students graduated in 2010 from College of Southern Idaho with credentials in LPN.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a LPN certificate in Twin Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Twin Falls LPN schools was an average of $17,048 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for LPN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Twin Falls-based LPN schools, you will have an added expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
After graduating with your credentials in LPN, if you decide to work as a licensed practical nurse in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 2,930 licensed practical nurses in Idaho, 450 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The government projects that the number of licensed practical nurses in Twin Falls will increase by 26% 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 Twin Falls is $34,130 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for licensed practical nurses.
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